Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Charlie Cowell

A traveling salesmen who is on to Harold Hill's schemes. Tirelessy attempts to prove to everyone the true con man behind Harold Hill.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Harold Hill

Our story's unsuspecting protagonist. A con man, traveling under the auspices of a salesman, he eventually falls in love with Marian Paroo. Charismatic and charming.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Shinn

A blustery politician who is all too "self-important." Begrudgingly married to Eulalie, he is skeptical of the town rumor mill.

Gender: male
Age: 50 to 60
Ewart Dunlop

A member of the quartet formed by Harold Hill with a tenor voice. Ewart is married to Maude Dunlop.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Oliver Hix

A baritone in the quartet formed by Hill. Oliver is married to Alma Hix.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Jacey Squires

The highest tenor in the quartet. Married to Mrs. Squires.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C3
Olin Britt

A citizen of River City and the bass of the quartet formed by Harold Hill.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: C4
Vocal range bottom: F2
Marcellus Washburn

Harold's chummy old friend and former con man, he now lives in River City and is trying to settle down.

Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Tommy Djilas

An attractive, young man from the wrong side of town. He is secretly courting Zaneeta.

Gender: male
Age: 15 to 20
Marian Paroo

The stuff town librarian and music teacher. She is an attractive young lady who eventually falls for Harold Hill. Stuck up. Curious.

Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Mrs. Paroo

Cheerful and always plotting. An Irish widow and mother to Marian and Winthrop.

Gender: female
Age: 45 to 60
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3
Amaryllis

A slightly bratty piano student of Marion Paroo.

Gender: female
Age: 8 to 12
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Winthrop Paroo

Marian's baby brother, he is very shy because of a noticeable lisp. Embraces Harold Hill and the marching band.

Gender: male
Age: 8 to 12
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn

Mayor Shinn's peacock wife. A serial gossiper and snob, she has trouble keeping her opinions to herself.

Gender: female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Zaneeta Shinn

The Mayor's fresh-faced daughter who is in love with Tommy. Sweet and outgoing. Appears to be daffy at times.

Gender: female
Age: 14 to 18
Alma Hix

A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Oliver Hix.

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Maud Dunlop

A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Ewart Dunlop.

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Ethel Toffelmier

A comical "Pick-a-Little Lady," and Marcellus Washburn's girlfriend.

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 40
Mrs. Squires
A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Jacey Squires.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Ensemble
Constable Locke, Newspaper Readers, River City Townspeople, Traveling Salesmen