Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)
Cast Type: Star Vehicle Female
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Gertrude Stein
The eccentric, talkative writer. She delivers a lecture on writing and tells the story of herself in college. She has a life-long partner, Alice, and marches to the beat of her own drum.
Gender: female
Age: 55 to 65
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Young Gertrude
The ambitious philosophy/psychology student who meets and falls in love with her sweetheart. Curious, lively, hopeful.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Alice B. Toklas
Gertrude's lifelong partner and lover, as examined in her 30s at the beginning of their relationship. She challenges the young Gertrude and the two grow together.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Ensemble
Men; Women