Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Judge Roan
Serves as the Judge on the infamous trial. Motivated by bigotry and racism, he is dangerously committed to the ideals of the Confederacy. White Georgian.
Gender: male
Age: 60 to 70
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Lucille Frank
Gentle and mousy, but resourceful and resilient. Despite her husband's feelings, she is a true Southerner through and through but can see through the deception. A White Jew from Georgia.
Gender: female
Age: 21 to 28
Vocal range top: G3
Vocal range bottom: E5
Leo Frank
Our story's tragic protagonist accused of murder. As National Pencil Factory Superintendent, Leo is neurotic and a serial pessimist. Though married to Lucielle, he is physically and emotionally displaced. A White Jew from the North.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Gb2
Hugh Dorsey
Atlanta's District Attorney. He is a devout Christian, who is brute and manipulative at times. Hungry for political success and recognition. White Georgian.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Gov. John Slaton
As the Governor of Georgia, he is highly concerned with public perception. Flirtatious and fun at times. Strives to maintain his values. White Southerner.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Frankie Epps
A charming and simple man, he is Mary's devoted friend. Playful and flirtatious. White Georgian.
Gender: male
Age: 14 to 17
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Mary Phagan
A factory worker at the National Pencil Factory who is murdered. She is very innocent but has moments of sassiness and playfulness. White Georgian.
Gender: female
Age: 13 to 13
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Eb4
Jim Conley
A cleaning supervisor at National Pencil Factory. Secretly, he is a convict on the run. Pompous showman with a strong build. Black Georgian.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Newt Lee
He is the night watchman at National Pencil Factory. A bit too old to possess the job. Physically intimidating, but a gentle giant. Black Georgian.
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: Db4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Britt Craig
A washed up reporter who can often be found three sheets to the wind. Weaselly and desperate for his 'big break.' White Georgian.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Ensemble
Chain Gang; Factory Girls (Essie, Iola Stover, Monteen); Guards/Policemen (Officer Ivey, Detective Starnes, Mr. Peavy); Residents Of Georgia (Angela, Judge Roan, Jurors, Luther Rosser, Minola Mcknight, Mrs. Phagan, Old Soldier, Reporters, Riley, Sally Slaton, Young Soldier)
Tom Watson
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