Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

General Adam Snookfield
A very decorated General in the army. Full of machismo. He is a stern man with a strong personality, though he is fickle and easily persuaded.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: F5
Trixie Flynn

Completely oblivious to the world of politics. General Snookfield's mistress, she is lighthearted, frivolous, and a bit dim.

Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: G5
Francis Gilhooley
Begins as the Secretary of the Navy. Becomes a policeman. He is a no-nonsense and down-to-business type. Often blunt and sarcastic.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 55
Louis Lippman

Begins as the Secretary of Agriculture. He is an idea man. A motivator. Ever-practical and enthused.

Gender: male
Age: 45 to 55
Senator Carver Jones

A seasoned Senator. He's seen it all and understands the system. Will always be a politician at heart.

Gender: male
Age: 60 to 70
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Matthew Arnold Fulton

Begins as the Secretary of State but eventually becomes a newsboy. He is loyal only to himself and not to one particular candidate. Plays the game. Levelheaded and matter-of-fact.

Gender: male
Age: 45 to 55
Mary Wintergreen

Wife of former President, John P. Wintergreen. Well-spoken and well mannered. A loving wife and mother. At times a worrier, yet strong-willed.

Gender: female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
John P. Wintergreen
Young, handsome and charming. A positive thinker, he is driven by the need to be on top and in power. Confident and relaxed. A loving husband to his wife, Mary.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Alexander Throttlebottom
Begins as the Vice President of the USA. He is chipper and full of energy. Overly eager, though not exactly bright. Gullible and impressionable, he lacks a backbone. He is the outcast of the group.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Alexander Throttlebottom
Begins as the Vice President of the USA. He is chipper and full of energy. Overly eager, though not exactly bright. Gullible and impressionable, he lacks a backbone. He is the outcast of the group.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Kruger

Leader of the radicals. He is headstrong and outspoken, against "the system," and revolts for the sake of revolting against whomever is in power.

Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3
John P. Tweedledee

A bachelor and newcomer on the ballot for President. He a very kind soul but is not qualified to be President. Lazy and uninformed.

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A3
Vocal range bottom: E5
Ensemble

Wintergreen Crowd; Tweedledee Crowd; Supreme Court Justices; Radicals; Salesgirls; Customers; Union League Club Members; Blue Shirt Troops; Dignitaries; Flunkeys; Soldiers; Daughters Of The American Revolution; Interpreters; League Of Nations Representatives; Newspaper Photographers.