Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Pepa

Ideally 43, though somewhere between 35 - 45 can work. A working actress. Warm, funny, sardonic, down to earth, emotional, motherly and naturally sexy (i.e., not working it.)

Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: Ab5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Ivan

Handsome and smooth. Pretty much a haircut and a voice, it would be possible to mistake him for a bounder, but the truth is he falls in love with every woman he meets.

Gender: male
Age: 45 to 60
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Lucia

Ivan's ex-wife. She has just been released from a mental institution after 20 years. Both comic and scary with a heartbreaking vulnerability underneath it all.

Gender: female
Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Carlos

Ivan's and Lucia's son. Shy and studious looking, handsome behind glasses. Struggling to break out of his shell.

Gender: male
Age: 22 to 27
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C3
Marisa

Carlos' fiance. Very matter-of-fact and no-nonsense. Firlmy holding onto her virginity, but with a passion and freedom struggling to break free.

Gender: female
Age: 22 to 27
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Candela

Pepa's best friend. A working model. Very pretty with a small town innocence underneath her cosmopolitan sexiness, she is easily distracted - usually by love.

Gender: female
Age: 28 to 30
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Paulina

A lawyer, a 1987 feminist. Despite her cold demeanor, we must also believe she can be swept off her feet.

Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: Ab3
Taxi Driver

Off-center, talkative and big hearted. He takes on the problems of any of his passengers. Still grounded in reality, he is the spirit and energy of Madrid.

Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Pepa's Concierge

Religious and a little loopy.

Gender: female
Age: 50 to 70
Vocal range top: A#4
Vocal range bottom: G3
Ivan's Concierge

The self appointed ruler of her apartment building.

Gender: female
Age: 40 to 70
Vocal range top: A#4
Vocal range bottom: G3
Cristina

A receptionist and a busy body.

Gender: female
Hector

The director and owner of the dubbing studio where Pepa works.

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Rosalia

A voice-over actress. Very attractive.

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 40
Doctor

A doctor.

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 60
Chief Inspector

A tough, no-nonsense police detective.

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 60
Detective

The Chief Inspector's assistant. A bit bumbling.

Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Telephone Repairman

Handsome.

Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Ambite

A guy on a motorcycle (or Vespa.)

Gender: male
Two Security Guards

Security Guards. Two Male or One Female, One Male.

Gender: any
News Reader On TV

A News Reader on TV.

Gender: any
Three Magistrates

Magistrates. Three Male or Two Male, One Female.

Gender: any
Young Lucia

A dancer.

Gender: female
Young Ivan

A dancer.

Gender: male