Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible
Cast Type: Mainly Men
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Addison Mizner
The levelheaded brother living in the shadows of Wilson's schemes. A visionary artist with flair and guile. Cares for his mother. Not as prone to seizing the world as his brother. Easily influenced by his older brother.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Wilson Mizner
Handsome and charming. Always has a good time, but also lowlife con artist involved in a series of scams. Lives his life as one big, adventurous attempt to seize opportunity. The greedy, selfish brother to Addison.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Hollis Bessemer
An honest businessman who rejects the family business to build his dream of an artist colony. Partners with Addison to create an extremely successful real estate business and finally a fortune of his own. Sensitive. Loves Addison.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Mama Mizner
Mother to Addison and Wilson. Encourages her sons to follow opportunity by any means necessary. Coddles Wilson, whom she clearly favors, and ultimately loses him to his own greed. Depends on Addison to take care of her.
Gender: female
Age: 60 to 65
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Papa Mizner
Father to Addison and Wilson. On his deathbed, he tells his sons to embrace the opportunities of the new world. Proud. Nostalgic.
Gender: male
Age: 65 to 75
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ensemble
Poker Players; Miners; Hawaiians; Indians; Chinese Men; Guatemalans; Business Partners; Reporters; Real Estate Customers; Boca Girls; Songwriters