Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Uncle Henry
A Kansas farmer and Dorothy's uncle. Optional Doublings include SECRETARY TO OZ and the VOICE OF OZ.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Aunt Em
Dorothy's aunt and Henry's wife. A typical midwestern farm worker, her main concern is the upkeep of her farm.
Gender: female
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Dorothy
The pretty young heroine, she is transported to Oz from her home in Kansas. Initially dreams of leaving her dull Kansas life, but discovers that home is where her heart is.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: C4
1st Munchkin
One of the residents of Munchkinland, he talks in a high-pitched voice with zany, comedic characterizations. Optional Doublings include WINGED MONKEY and PALACE GUARD.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: D3
2nd Munchkin
One of the residents of Munchkinland, he talks in a high-pitched voice with zany, comedic characterizations. Optional Doublings include WINGED MONKEY and PALACE GUARD.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Glinda The Good
The Good Witch of the North. Beautiful and graceful. Both ethereal and somewhat whimsical, she helps guide Dorothy once she lands in Oz.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: D4
Wicked Witch Of The West
The villain of the story, she is bent on grabbing Dorothy after she accidentally kills her sister and takes her shoes. A comedic villainess who is also crafty and menacing.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 60
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Scarecrow
A corn field fixture who joins Dorothy to get a brain from the Wizard. Kind and clumsy, he realizes that a new hat is all he needs to unlock the potential of his brain.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Tin Man
A very mechanical man who believes he doesn't have a heart. Joins Dorothy on her quest. Wide-eyed and gentle, but moves like a robot.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Cowardly Lion
A beast of the forest, venturing to Oz to get courage from the Wizard. He is frightened of everything, and his terror and subsequent sadness is extremely over-the-top. By the end, he is able to find his confidence.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 50
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Ensemble
Additional Munchkins; Emerald City People; Additional Winged Monkeys