Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Medium (11 to 20 performers)
Cast Type: Teens

Character Breakdown

Mark / Young Mike

Mark is Mike O'Donnell's cover name when he magically becomes a modern-day 17-year-old. Same actor plays Young Mike back when he was a high school basketball superstar.

Gender: male
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Ned

Mike’s best friend, sci-fi geek and tech millionaire

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Older Mike

Bitter, world-weary adult version of Young Mike who fears life passed him by.

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Scarlet

Mike’s wife. Strong, loving but willing to go out on her own to find her happiness.

Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Alex

Mike and Scarlet’s insecure, geeky son. Doubles as Young Ned.

Gender: male
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: G#4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Maggie

Mike and Scarlet’s daughter. Straight-A good girl being led down the wrong path by her degenerate boyfriend

Gender: female
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Naomi

Scarlet’s sassy and fun-loving best friend.

Gender: female
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3
Principal Masterson

No nonsense school principal.

Gender: female
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3
Coach Murphy/Janitor

Tough as nails basketball coach who doubles as the “magical” janitor that transforms Mike into his 17- year-old self.

Gender: male
Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Stan

Maggie’s semi-literate boyfriend. Handsome, dumb and desperate to go all the way.

Gender: male
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Chelsea/Young Scarlet

Sweet, innocent teenage girl. Doubles as Young Scarlet.

Gender: female
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3
Ensemble

6 men, 5 women - play high school students and adults

The Brittanys
Gender: female
Vocal range top: F#5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3