Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Chester
The court jester and romantic lead of the story. Boyish and nimble, he works with Verity to help expose Stitch and Sew.
Gender: male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Maximillian The Most
The Emperor of the land, he is well-endowed with clothes. Stitch and Sew trick him into wearing "invisible clothes" for his royal procession. Lovable and gullible with an elegant, light, comedic touch.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: C#3
Carlotta The Least
The Empress of the land, with much less clothes than her husband. Learning to play the trumpet. Brassy with a down-to-earth quality, but also kind and lovable.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Sinister
The Prime Minister and villain of the story, who pilfers and schemes to become the next Emperor. Crafty, arrogant, and acts with great style.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 60
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Lady Winifred
In charge of the Emperor's wardrobe. Stuffy and officious.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: E4
Sir Ivan
In charge of the inventory of the Emperor's wardrobe. Has a bit of a foppish touch.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: E3
Royal Herald
The royal announcer. He proclaims the entrances and other announcements of the Court in a comically stentorian manner.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 50
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: C3
1st Stranger/mr. Stitch
The con artist of his day. He is the more educated member of his partnership with Mr. Sew. Pretends to be a tailor to swindle the Emperor. Fast-paced with mesmerizing gestures and keen wit.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: C3
2nd Stranger/mr. Sew
Mr. Stitch's counterpart, he is the lackey of their partnership. Gentle and vulnerable to try and keep pace with Stitch.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Verity
A beautiful scullery maid and the female romantic lead of the story. An orphan, she dreams of being a princess. Honest with a bit of naiveté.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Ensemble
Members of the court and townspeople.
Gender: any