Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Older Roles
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Howard Cavanaugh
The producer of the Odeon Theatre. An average, likable man, he tries the best he can to juggle all of the chaos that ensues among his actors.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Db3
Maude Simpson
An owner of the wax works with her sister, Sarah. Reserved and hardworking. Very protective of her niece.
Gender: female
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Sarah Simpson
An owner of the wax works with her sister, May. Naughty, playful, and kind. She adores her niece.
Gender: female
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
George Poppett
The Cockney comedian in the Odeon Theatre and Tom's closest friend. Jovial and friendly but possesses a dark side.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Inspector White
A veteran detective at Scotland Yard, he is brought in to investigate Ruth LaRue's murder. The years are behind him and so is his memory.
Gender: male
Age: 60 to 70
Essie Whimple
Maude and Sarah's niece. A capricious, flighty dreamer. She has a tendency to lapse into psychic visions. She will go through anything to win Tom's affections.
Gender: female
Age: 29 to 29
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Tom Baxter
The Strong Man act at the Odeon Theatre. A large, fierce, handsome performer and stubborn idealist. Oblivious of Essie's affections, but eventually falls in love.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: A2
May
A bawdy Cockney street-walker. She befriends Essie after a misunderstanding and soon becomes sympathetic to her plight.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Sir Charles Willingham
The recently-widowed fiancé of Ruth LaRue and Tom's good friend. Has a full head of red hair and beard. A very serious and mysterious man.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Ensemble
Odeon Singers And Dancers, Scotland Yard Detectives, Bobbies, Waxworks Spectators, Green Dragon Patrons