Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

George
In Act 1: George Seurat, a rather cold artist obsessed with his work at the cost of his personal life. Constantly troubled and borderline obsessive. Act 2: Seurat's burnt-out descendant and inventor-sculpture searching for his purpose. In the end, he is able to use his connection to the past to find the meaning in a blank canvas.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: G#2
Dot/marie
As Dot, George's headstrong mistress and occasional model so discontent with their relationship that she eventually leaves him. As Marie, George's elderly wheelchair-bound grandmother who helps him connect to his artistry through her grammar book notes.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Old Lady
George's mother. A cranky and rather demanding fixture in the park. She is able to find solace in nostalgia, and inspires George to find order in his art. Optional Doubling as BLAIR DANIELS.
Gender: female
Age: 60 to 80
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Nurse
The Old Lady's attendant. She is calming and assertive. Optional Doublings include HARRIET PAWLING and MRS.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: G3
Jules
A rival artist. Callous, critical, and ultimately shallow. He forces Frieda to engage in extramarital affairs. Optional Doubling as BOB GREENBERG.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Yvonne
Jules' pampered wife. She is as snippy and snooty as her husband. Optional Doubling as NAOMI EISEN.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Boatman
A surly blue-collared laborer, simple-minded and slovenly. Optional Doubling as CHARLES REDMOND.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 60
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: Eb2
Celeste #1
A young shop girl, gossipy and flirtatious. Her friendship with the other Celeste is strained when they fight over the Soldier and his companion. Optional Doubling as A WAITRESS.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Celeste #2
Another young shop girl, gossipy and flirtatious. Her friendship with the other Celeste is strained when they fight over the Soldier and his companion. Optional Doubling as ELAINE.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Louise
Jules and Yvonne's spoiled little girl. She faces neglect and abuse from her parents, despite being honest. Optional Doubling as BOY.
Gender: female
Age: 8 to 12
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Franz
Jules's German coachman and Freida's husband. Disgruntled with his job. Has a bit of a temper and secretly yearns for the Nurse. Optional Doubling as DENNIS.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Frieda
Jules and Yvonne's cook and Franz's wife. Caring and positive as a surrogate nanny to Louise. Forced by Jules into an affair. Optional Doublings include BETTY and YOUNG MAN.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Soldier
A French military man, polite and gentlemanly. Close with his companion, though he yearns for a separation. Optional Doubling as ALEX.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Louis
A baker who Dot starts seeing to make George jealous. Kind, friendly, and very popular, but a bit dull. Optional Doublings include BILLY WEBSTER and MAN.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: B2