Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Charlie Chaplin
A talented Yiddish immigrant who struggles through his various jobs. An optimistically talented and imaginative physical comedian.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Tr (teddy Roosevelt)
A naval commander who becomes the youngest man ever elected President of the United States. Spunky and likable with plenty of bravado and military flair.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Anna Held
Florenz Ziegfield's enigmatic and gorgeous first wife and the star of the Follies. An intimate and coyly sexual French woman with definite stage presence.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G#5
Vocal range bottom: G#3
Susannah
A black domestic based on Ziegfeld's pioneering male star, Bert Williams. She dreams of being an actress but constantly finds herself alone in the world.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Emma Goldman
An immigrant, feminist, and socialist who revolts against government and the rich. Passionate and powerful with the natural ability of public speaking.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: G3