Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Medium (11 to 20 performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Black
Strong, handsome, and poised without being posed. An enigmatic loner. Protective. No-nonsense kind of guy who cannot understand Queenie's attraction to Burrs. African-American.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Burrs
Handsome. A professional clown. Dangerous and charming all at once. Sexually ravenous and drawn to Queenie like a moth to the flame. Hurts somewhere deep inside, and slowly descends into jealous insanity.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Dolores
A party-goer pitching ideas and hoping to score with Sam. A wild woman of the night.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Eddie
Mae's husband who is perhaps even more dim-witted than she is. A big oaf. Can be a lovable teddy bear but also a quick tempered brute. Adores his wife.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Kate
A lush. Likes to be the "life of the party." Always looking out for number one, and is jealous of Queenie. Sexy, sensual, and confident.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Madelaine True
A tired woman with slanted eyes and a cruel mouth. An announced lesbian. Sexually hungry. Blunt and very dry.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mae
Eddie's wife. Sweet and beautiful, but not particularly bright. Adores her husband and dotes on him.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Sam
Busy producer and "attention whore." Trying to avoid the outrageous pitches made by Dolores, until it becomes sexual.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Oscar D'armano
Phil's brother and lover who dresses as his twin. A composer and an entertainer in every sense of the word. Very flamboyant.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Phil D'armano
Oscar's brother and lover who dresses as his twin. A composer and an entertainer in every sense of the word. Very flamboyant.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Queenie
Blonde and beautiful. Sexy. Looks a little older and more tired than her age would indicate. Afraid of being alone. Has become addicted to Burrs' presence and ravenous sexual appetite.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Nadine
The only minor at the party. Waifish and somewhat naïve. She is in over her head and trying to keep up.
Gender: female
Age: 16 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Max
One of the party goers and a member of the usual "gang." He is full of life and energy.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ensemble
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