Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)
Cast Type: Ethnic Roles
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Margaret Alexander
A strong-willed, faithful, fiery female pastor. Odessa's younger sister and David's mother.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: Bb5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3
Sister Moore
An Elder of the Church. Pliable and cooperative.
Gender: female
Age: 50 to 70
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Ida Jackson
A young mother in need of help with her sick child. Comes to Sister Margaret for help.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 25
Odessa
Margaret's older unmarried sister. Kind and generous.
Gender: female
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: Bb5
Vocal range bottom: A3
David
An excellent jazz pianist. Musical, saucy, passionate. Son of Margaret and Luke.
Gender: male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Sister Boxer
A dissenting Elder of the Church. Strong and opinionated. Wife to Brother Boxer.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Brother Boxer
A dissenting Elder of the Church and liquor truck driver. Always calculating. Husband of Sister Boxer.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C#4
Luke Alexander
Works at a jazz club. Margaret's ex-husband and David's father. Dying of an illness.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Congregation
Various ensemble members of the congregation.
Gender: any