Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Agis
A student of reason. Beautiful. Destined to be the returner of Sparta to his family's reign. Puts thoughts before emotion until he falls head over heels for the disguised Princess Leonide.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Hesione
Agis's aunt. A stern philosopher who, until she is wooed by a disguised Princess Leonide, has little time for emotions or flattery after having her heart broken as a young girl.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Harlequin
The valet. Quick, clowning, and smart. Fancies himself a Casanova. Scheming, but with mostly good intentions. He falls in love and lusts after Corine.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Dimas
The gardener. Grumpy and lewd, but an obedient and honorable worker to Hermocrates and Hesione. Lusts after Corine.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Hermocrates
A philosopher. Hesione's brother. A powerful, forbidding intellectual tyrant. Thinks emotions are a waste of time until he falls in love with the disguised Princess Leonide.
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Princess Leonide
Beautiful, young, and strong. She is clever, quick, and hopelessly in love with Agis. Disguises herself as several different people in order to have the opportunity to win his love.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 24
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Corine
Princess Leonide's maid servant. Sexual and brassy. She is a good servant, but also very much looks out for herself and has her own agenda. The only character who truly can't be bothered with love.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3