Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Harriet
Young leading lady, high energy, a leader, a fighter, charismatic. Conductor of the Underground railroad and wife of Jon Tubman. African-American.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Overseer
The slave boss on the plantation. Aggressive and "the heavy" character man. Caucasian.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Jacob
Strong leader, a quaker and friend of the slaves. He lives near the plantation and does not own any slaves. He tries to help free them and is the first stop on the underground railroad. Caucasian.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Rit
Harriet's Mother. Extremely spiritual and also a slave on the plantation. African-American.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: E4
Ben
A good honest man. Harriet's father and also a slave. He is optimistic about being set free.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: F4
David
Energetic, rebellious juvenile. Harriet's brother who is trying to organize a way for the family to escape north. He finds himself angry and thinks there is no such thing as freedom in the north. African-American.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Ensemble