Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Older Roles
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Horace J. Fletcher
The owner of the Horace J. Fletcher American Cheese Company, who is excited by the new imported cheese tariff in hopes it will boost his American company. He begins a war with Switzerland; a country protesting the new tariff.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 60
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Joan Fletcher
Horace's daughter. She finds her self falling for Jim but is actually being set up to marry Sloane.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Jim Townsend
A reporter for The Gazette, he ends up falling in love with Joan. Refuses to support the war due to the his dislike for cheese and the lies he knows about the company.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Mrs. Draper
A society woman and mother to Anne. She shows interest when Mr. Fletcher when she goes to his factory. She does not approve of the age difference of her daughters relationship with Timothy, and forbids them to see each other.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: Ab5
Vocal range bottom: Eb4
Anne Draper
The daughter of Mrs. Draper, and girlfriend to Timothy. She longs to be married before he ships off to war but her mother is strongly against the relationship.
Gender: female
Age: 17 to 17
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Eb4
Timothy Harper
The foreman of the Horace J. Fletcher American Cheese Factory. He is dating Anne and is appointed Captain for the war.
Gender: male
Age: 21 to 21
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Colonel Holmes
A confidential adviser to the President of the United States who works with Horace to initiate the war with Switzerland. He also finds himself falling for Mrs. Drape who he thinks is rich.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 60
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
C. Edgar Sloane
The manager of the Horace J. Fletcher American Cheese Factory. He demands Horace encourage his daughter Joan to marry him or else he will reveal incriminating details. A member of the Swiss Secret Service.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: Eb4
George Spelvin
A mysterious figure who dresses in workman's clothes. He often gets in the middle of situations and turns people against each other. He is appointed to General of the war in hopes that he can lead the team to victory. Member of the American Secret Service.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: D4
A Soldier
Array
Ensemble
Soliders; Swiss Girls; Men & Women