Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Milly
A feisty, beautiful, frontier woman with a vibrant sense of humor. Strong-willed, smart, and unafraid to say how she feels. She falls in love with Adam.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Adam
The eldest of seven brothers. A tall and attractive hunk. Farmer and hunter. Vigorous, confident, charming. He falls in love with Milly.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Alice
Sweet but very naïve and not too bright. Ultra clean. Very excitable and a hopeless romantic. Falls in love with Gideon.
Gender: female
Age: 16 to 19
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Gideon
The youngest brother. Shy, sensitive, and deeply honest to a fault. Still rough around the edges like his brothers. Eventually falls in love with Alice.
Gender: male
Age: 18 to 21
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Dorcas
She is feisty sexpot. Works in her parents' store and rebels against their overbearing nature. Pushes the dress code and acts as if she is not the virgin that she is. Falls in love with Benjamin.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Benjamin
The second eldest and second in command. A driven leader who is as quick to being hot tempered as he is to action. Falls in love with Dorcas.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Ruth
A buttoned-down teacher. Very practical with a sensuality underneath. A problem solver. The mother of the group of girls. Falls in love with Caleb.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Caleb
A brother. Solid and smart, he a hunter who is unaccustomed to women. The most levelheaded of the brothers. Falls in love with Ruth.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Liza
A homebody attached at the hip to Martha. She is very superstitious. Eventually falls in love with Daniel.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 21
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Daniel
A brother. He is rough-and-tumble, unkempt, and talkative. Falls in love with Liza.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Martha
A bit of a goody two-shoes who does everything with Liza. She eventually falls in love with Ephraim.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ephraim
A brother. Rough-and-tumble and unkempt. He is like a twin with Daniel, but less talkative. Falls in love with Martha.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Sarah
A gardener and "tom boy" raised in a family of boys. She has a fiery sense of exuberance to match her red hair. Falls in love with Frank.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Frank
A brother. He is a hot head who is always ready to erupt. Reluctant to do anything that might be classified as sissy. The most rugged and "uncivilized" of all the brothers. Falls in love with Sarah.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Mr. Hoallum
Owner of the general store. He is also the town mayor and Dorcas' dad. Plays guitar and banjo, and is very protective of his daughter and girls in town.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Mrs. Hoallum
Mr. Hoallum's wife and Dorcas' mother. She is an accordionist. Snobby and uptight. Like her husband, she does not like Adam and his brothers.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mr. Sander
Owner of the local restaurant and Ruth's father. Gruff and grumpy. He is conservative and very protective of his daughter.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mrs. Sander
Mr. Sander's wife and Ruth's mother. Plays jug, washboard bass, and the autoharp. Snobby and conservative.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Preacher
Alice's father. A peaceful and deeply religious man who loves his daughter. Dislikes confrontation. He is a violinist.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Ensemble
Brothers; Lumbermen; Townsboys; Townsgirls; Suitors (Jeb, Joel, Nathan, Luke, Matt, Zeke)