Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Fiorello Laguardia
An upstanding, proactive politician, philanthropist and lawyer. He is the future mayor of New York.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Neil
A faithful law clerk and passionately active member of Fiorello's committee.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: Db3
Morris Cohen
A doleful, pessimistic office manager and dedicated supporter to Fiorello.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 25
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: A#2
Mrs. Pomerantz
A plump matron who is honest and to-the-point in her actions and words.
Gender: female
Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Mr. Lopez
A recent immigrant, who seeks assistance in adjusting to the new country's customs.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Mr. Zapatella
An elderly Italian who has a daughter that he raises strictly and forcefully, yet with the best of intentions.
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Dora
A political activist and loyal gopher for her leader.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Marie Fischer
Fiorello's hard-working and passionate secretary who aspires to create laws.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Ben Marino
Republican leader of the 14th district who makes a deal with Fiorello to gain political notoriety.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Floyd
An uptight, strict, no-nonsense police officer who shows a softer, loveable side when he falls in love.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: D4
Thea
A strongly opinionated community member and leading political activist from Trieste, Italy.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3
Mitzi Travers
An impressive showgirl, talented vocalist, and celebrated musical comedy star who performs at the political rally.
Gender: female
Age: 21 to 35
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Ensemble
Lady Strikers; Soldiers; Newsies; Hecklers