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

Character Breakdown


A housewares employee who turns into a chainsaw-wielding hero

Gender: male
Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: B2

A brilliant archaeologist, also plays Shelly, a ditzy airhead.

Gender: female
Age: 24 to 29
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Ash’s perfect girlfriend who loses her head by the end of the show

Gender: female
Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Ash’s crude best friend. He’s an a**hole, but the kind of a**hole you love.

Gender: male
Age: 18 to 22
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Annie’s boyfriend who can’t get a word in, also plays Moose.

Gender: male
Age: 24 to 29
Vocal range top: G#4
Vocal range bottom: A2

A guy who they meet in the woods.

Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Fake Shemp

This role is basically all of the small roles in the show: Knowby, Airport Announcer, the Severed Hand, Linda’s Headless Body, the Evil Force, etc. Note: This role is optional, and if the director desires, these small roles can be divided up amongst the other actors in the show.

Gender: male

If a production wants a larger cast, doubled roles may be expanded into individual parts and chorus roles expanded. Here are the additional roles available:

SHELLY (traditionally played by ANNIE)

MOOSE (traditionally played by ED)

KNOWBY (traditionally played by FAKE SHEMP)

AIRPORT ANNOUNCER (traditionally played by FAKE SHEMP)

LINDA’S HEADLESS BODY (traditionally played by FAKE SHEMP)

EVIL FORCE (traditionally played by FAKE SHEMP)

SEVERED HAND (traditionally played by FAKE SHEMP)

BEAVER (traditionally a puppet controlled by SCOTT)

EVIL TREES (traditionally played by ED, JAKE and FAKE SHEMP, but anyone can play them. There can also be as many Evil Trees as the director wishes)

HOUSE SPIRITS (offstage voices who sing along to “Join Us.” Traditionally the full cast sings while simultaneously controlling the puppets that make up the moving contents of the cabin, so this can be expanded as desired)

DEMONS IN NECRONOMICON (there can be as many additional singers/dancers as desired)

CUSTOMERS IN S-MART (the speaking parts of Man 1, Man 2, Man 3, Woman 1, Woman 2, and Possessed Woman can be given to anyone. There can also be as many additional customers as desired)