Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Junie B. Jones
A quirky, energetic first grader with comedic flair. Loves having adventures and writing about them in her journal. Gets upset when things don't go her way. Wildly precocious, yet completely endearing.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Lucille
Junie B.'s former best friend, also in first grade. The ultimate child diva. Rich girl, well-dressed. In Mr. Scary's class with Junie B. Enthusiastic. Can be double cast as BOBBI JEAN PIPER and JOSE.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Herb
Junie B.'s new best friend. A cute boy, slightly shy. Endearing and charming. Can be double cast as CHENILLE.
Gender: male
Age: 6 to 7
May
Another first grader in Mr. Scary's class with Junie B. Bossy, know-it-all. Junie's nemesis. Can be double cast with MOMMY and GRACE.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Sheldon
Another first grader in Mr. Scary's class with Junie B. Nerdy, lactose intolerant, and gets a bit of stage fright. Excited about playing music. Can be double cast with CAMILLE and LENNIE.
Gender: male
Age: 6 to 7
Camille
Lucille's new best friend and Chenille's twin sister. A follower. Can be double cast with SHELDON and LENNIE.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Chenille
Lucille's other new best friend and Camille's twin sister. Coordinated and cute. Can be double cast with HERB.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Grace
Junie B.'s other former best friend. She rides the bus with Junie B. and is now best friends with Bobbi Jean Piper. Can be double cast with MOMMY and MAY.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Bobbi Jean Piper
Grace's new best friend. Can be double cast with LUCILLE and JOSE.
Gender: female
Age: 6 to 7
Jose
Another first grader in Mr. Scary's class. Speaks both Spanish and English. Can be double cast with LUCILLE and BOBBI JEAN PIPER.
Gender: male
Age: 6 to 7
Lennie
Another first grader. Can be double cast with SHELDON and CAMILLE.
Gender: male
Age: 6 to 7
Mr. Scary
Junie B.'s first grade teacher, a warm man, despite his name. Can be double cast with GLADYS GUTZMAN and DADDY.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Mother
Junie B.'s mom. Exasperated, but understanding. Can be double cast with GRACE and MAY.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Daddy
Junie B.'s dad. Encouraging and knows how to juggle. Can be double cast with MR. SCARY and MRS. GUTZMAN.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Mrs. Gutzman
The kids' favorite lunch lady at Junie B.'s elementary school, also known as "Gladys Gutzman, Queen of Snacks." Can be double cast with MR. SCARY and DADDY.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 55