Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Robert
The story's protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Sarah
Harry's hyper critical wife. She is an avid learner of karate and tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Harry
Sarah's husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the disadvantages.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Susan
A delicate southern belle. Peter's wife and ex-wife. Motherly in her affections towards Robert.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Peter
Susan's husband. The perfect husband and ex-husband. He is very liberal in his view of relationships.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Jenny
Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise. Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
David
Jenny's husband, he is relaxed and always in control. Believes a man should be married and that the sacrifice of freedom is worth what you get in return.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Amy
A frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is, in fact, her soulmate.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Paul
Amy's fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages Robert to do the same.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Joanne
Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Larry
Joanne's husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of goofiness. Indulges his wife's behavior but knows when to put his foot down.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
Marta
A girlfriend of Robert's. Intensely modern, who is seeking adventure and excitement in the City.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Kathy
An old girlfriend of Robert's, who is now considered a good friend. She plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
April
A girlfriend of Robert's. She is a flight attendant who came to New York to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3