Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

SUE BARNES

Chris’ mother. A 45 year-old secondary school music teacher, desperate to maintain her dignity in the face of mountainous adversity. She is irritable under pressure, but has a heart of gold.

Gender: female
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: Eb3
CHRIS BARNES

A 23 year-old final year university student studying Psychology. He is hard-working, bright, personable and deep-thinking, sometimes to the detriment of his relationships.

Gender: male
Age: 23 to 23
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C3
JO McAULEY.

Sue’s mother. A 65 year-old with the verve of a 21 year-old. She is
the clear matriarch of the family and possesses a ‘mother earth’ presence. With a
dry sense of humour, she speaks without fear of retribution.

Gender: female
Age: 65 to 65
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: E3
AMY FRANCIS.

Partner of Chris. A 22-year-old third year university student
majoring in Economics and Women’s Studies. Attractive and with a quiet dignity,
she is the product of a family with money and has a maturity that belies her formative
years.

Gender: female
Age: 22 to 22
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: G3
KERRY MALONE

A 20-year-old recent migrant to the city. She possesses a
candour and friendliness indicative of her rural upbringing. She tells it like it is.

Gender: female
Age: 20 to 20
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F#3