Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast

Character Breakdown

Actor A

Plays Wilbur J. Mole Rat, Jr. Wilbur is the dreamer, always looking at the clouds when everyone else has tunnel vision. Sees the best (dressed) in everyone.

Gender: any
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Actor B

Plays the following characters: Grande Mole Rat, H&M Singer

Grande is the popular kid and, consequently, the one with the most to lose. Any shift in the culture could threaten Grande's social dominance.

Gender: any
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Actor C

Plays the following characters: Venti Mole Rat, H&M Singer

Venti is the enforcer. The colony is a tricky place to understand, and now that Venti does, the mole rat is scared of having to re-discover a new place in it. 

Gender: any
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: E2
Actor D

Plays the following characters: Tall Mole Rat, H&M Singer

Tall is a rule-follower with a heart of gold. Cannot reconcile the non-naked rules with her conscience and naked decency.

Gender: any
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Actor E

Plays the following characters: Grand-Pah Mole Rat, Buck Naked, Naked Mole Rat 4, H&M Singer, Announcer

Grand-Pah is the moral authority, who is less interested in pomp than in figuring out how to solve problems. Intimidating in the abstract, dyspeptic and really old in reality.

Buck Naked is one of the panicked spreaders of information and misinformation. They represent the mood of the larger tunnel culture.

Gender: any
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: E3
Actor F

Plays the following characters: Weather Mole, Naked Mole Rat 5, H&M Singer, Potential Customer, Secret Service

Weather Mole is one of the panicked spreaders of information and misinformation. They represent the mood of the larger tunnel culture.

Secret Service Mole is dead serious, who quickly and magically transforms into a Hendrix/Joplin rocker, then back to dead serious.

Gender: any
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A#3