Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible
Cast Type: Star Vehicle Male
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Wade 'Cry Baby' Walker

The leader of the gang known as the 'Drapes'. A misunderstood teen who acts like a rebel, but has a sensitive side.

Gender: male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Allison Vernon-Williams

A pretty, fun, and intelligent girl. She is a square, but wants to be a Drape. 

Gender: female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Mrs. Cordelia Vernon-Williams

Allison's protective Grandmother. She keeps many secrets from the other characters. Comedic. 

Gender: female
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: C3
Dupree W. Dupree

Wade 'Cry Baby' Walker's best friend and a drape. He is always energetic and positive.

Gender: male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Baldwin Blandish

Allison's Boyfriend who is an enthusiastic square. He is the lead singer of a group called "The Whiffles" and has strong opinions on politics. 

Gender: male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Pepper Walker

Cry Baby's tough sister. She is a drape and pregnant for the third time. 

Gender: female
Age: 16 to 25
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Wanda Woodward

A Drape who just wants to be Jane Mansfield. There are many rumors circling about her, but she is really a sincere and 'pure' girl.

Gender: female
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mona "Hatchet-Face" Malnorowski

A Drape that many others fear. She always carries around a switchblade and is not to be messed with. 

Gender: female
Age: 16 to 25
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Lenora Frigid

Desperately wants to be a Drape. She is in love with Cry Baby.

Gender: female
Age: 16 to 25
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: F#3
The Whiffles

Baldwin's doo-wop group and best friends. They want to have a hit on the radio.

Gender: male
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Ensemble

Judge Stone, Father O’Brien, The Bailiff, Skippy Wagstaff, Radio DJ, Drape Ensemble, Square Ensemble

Gender: both