Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Ensemble
Mikado
The big "cat" of Japan. An ardent stickler for the law, and a ruler who finds humor in every situation even when it is unjust or absurd. Loves a good show and is quite a showman and tapper himself.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 60
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Nanki-poo
The son of the Mikado. A fresh-faced "rock crooner." Runs away from his father and the high court and pretends to be a wandering minstrel who plays the trumpet with lots of energy but little finesse.
Gender: male
Age: 22 to 28
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Yum-yum
The ward of Titipu's Lord High Executioner and engaged to marry him. She loves Nanki-Poo. Pretty with a great figure. Honest.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 24
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Pitti-sing
Yum-Yum's sister. Very matter-of-fact. Protective of her sister, and isn't afraid to stand up to Katisha.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 28
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Peep-bo
Yum-Yum's Sister. Cynical and sarcastic. Has the most attitude of all three sisters.
Gender: female
Age: 16 to 20
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Pish-tush
The "coolest" Gentleman of Japan. Thinks himself overly important when doing the Mikado's bidding. High-strung. Rash.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ko-ko
Lord High Executioner. Was given his title the night before he was to be put to death for flirting. He has never killed anything in his life. An all-around nice guy.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Pooh-bah
Lord High's "everything else." Took over all the offices of State when everyone else quit. Clever, money-hungry and selfish. Ko-Ko's right hand man.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Katisha
Nanki-Poo's spurned and subsequently angry suitor. An oversexed femme fatale with a plain face. Threatens to tell everyone of Nanki-Poo's real identity to ruin his engagement to Yum-Yum.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3