Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Eddie Carbone

A Longshoreman. 

Gender: male
Catherine

The niece of Eddie Carbone and Beatrice. 

Gender: female
Beatrice

The wife of Eddie Carbone and aunt of Catherine. 

Gender: female
Marco

The cousin of Beatrice. 

Gender: male
Rodolpho

Beatrice's young, blonde cousin from Italy. 

Gender: male
Alfieri

An Italian-American lawyer. Alfieri is the narrator of the story. He speaks directly to the audience and attempts to make clear the greater social and moral implications of the story.

Gender: male
Mike

A Longshoreman 

Gender: male
Louis

A Longshoreman 

Gender: male
Tony

A friend of the Carbones.

First Immigration Office
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Second Immigration Officer
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Mr. Lipari

A butcher who lives upstairs from the Carbone's. 

Gender: male
Mrs. Lipari

The upstairs neighbor of the Carbone's. 

Gender: female
Two "Submarines"

Two illegal immigrants hiding upstairs from the Carbone's in the Lipari house.