Theater: Musicals

Production: CT, Summer Theatre of New Canaan

Actors (Supporting)

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Summer Theatre of New Canaan (New Canaan, CT) is casting its 2013 season. Season includes: "South Pacific" (Richard Rodgers, music; Oscar Hammerstein II, lyrics; Oscar Hammerstein ...more

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Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Actors: (Supporting) See full character breakdown for more information.


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Full Character Breakdown

Director: Allegra Libonati
Music Director David Turner
Choreographer: Doug Shankman
1st reh: 5/28
Rehearses Tue-Fri 9:15 AM-5:30 PM, Sat-Sun 9:15 AM-2:30-PM
Runs Thu-Su 6/15 -7/13

Note: All cast members must be good singers and dancers.

Nellie Forbush A spunky young nurse from Arkansas. Tomboyish, optimistic, Mary Martin type. Legit mezzo low A to C; age 20-30

Emile deBecque A mature, sophisticated French planter - Operatic Bass, French accent; age 40-55

Lt. Joseph Cable An extremely handsome and intelligent Lieutenant with a bright future in the US Navy. Tenor E to high G; age 23-28

Luther Billis A loveable character who provides his fellow marines with much-needed comic relief. Does not respect authority. Enterprising, stubborn. Adores Nellie. Baritone; age 30-50

Bloody Mary Shrewd native merchant who makes a fortune off the sailors. Mother of Liat. Comedic role. Haunting Mezzo, low G to high F; age 30+

Liat A beautiful Polynesian girl who steals the heart of Joe Cable. Bloody Mary's daughter. Non-singing; age 16+

Ngana & Jerome Emile's children speak French; age 6-12

Henry Emile's native servant, speaks French

Captain George Bracket Commanding officer on the island. Slightly pompous but not without a soft side. age 40+

Commander William Harbison Bracket's right hand man. Can be hot-headed, especially when Billis is concerned. age 40+

"Stewpot" George Watts Carpenter's Mate Second Class 25+

Professor - one of the sailors age 23+

Lt. Buzz Adams age 25-30

Ensemble age 20+
A Shore Patrolman, a Lead Nurse, Ensign Dinah Murphy, Ensign Janet MacGregor, Islanders, Nuns, Officers, Sailors, Seabees, Marines, Ensigns & Soldiers


Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Dir/Artistic Dir: Melody Meitrott Libonati.
Music Director David Turner
Choreo: Doug Shankman.

1st reh: 8/1 (Days 1st week, afternoon/eve 2nd & 3rd weeks)
Runs Thu-Su 7/14-8/5.

Note: All cast members must be good singers and dancers.

Danny The leader of the "T-Birds". Well built, good looking, with an air of cool, easy going charm. Strong and confident. Vocal Range D – High B Good Falsetto to High Db (optional); Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Kenickie Second-in-command of the "T-Birds". Tough looking, tattooed, surly, avoids any show of softness. Has an off-beat sense of humor. Vocal Range D – F#; Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Doody Youngest of the guys. Small, boyish, open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude toward the other guys. Plays guitar (optional). Vocal Range D – G Good Falsetto to High Eb (optional); (16+)

Roger The 'anything for a laugh' stocky type. Full of mischief, half-baked schemes and ideas. A clown who enjoys putting other people on. Vocal Range F–G; (16+)

Sonny A wannabe tough guy who thinks he's a real lady killer. (16+)

Eugene The class valedictorian. Physically awkward. A nerdy apple polisher, smug and pompous but gullible. (16+)

Vince Fontaine Adult, a typical 'teen audience' radio disc jockey. Slick, egotistical, fast-talking. A veteran 'greaser'. Non singing; Must be able to convincingly play an adult (30+)

Johnny Casino A 'greaser' student at Rydell who energetically leads a rock'n'roll band and likes to think of himself as a real rock'n'roll idol (like Elvis). Vocal Range A – C Good Falsetto to High C (optional)

Teen Angel A good looking, falsetto voiced crooner. A singer who would have caused the girls (and women) to scream and riot back in 1958. Vocal Range E – B Good Falsetto to E; Must be able to convincingly play a 'celebrity' (25+)

Sandy Danny's love interest. Sweet, wholesome, naïve, cute, like Sandra Dee of the 'Gidget' movies. However, must be able to play sassy and sultry after her transformation. Vocal Range A-D; Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Rizzo Leader of the "Pink Ladies". She is tough, sarcastic and outspoken, but vulnerable during a pregnancy scare. Italian, with unconventional good looks. Vocal Range A-C; Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Frenchy A dreamer. Good natured but a little dumb. Heavily made-up, fussy about her appearance – particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician. Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Marty The 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies. Pretty, looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. Tries to act sophisticated. Vocal Range C-Db; Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Jan Energetic, bubbly, and eating all the time! Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with the boys. Vocal Range Bb-Bb; (16+)

Patty A typical all American cheerleader. Attractive and athletic. Aggressive, sure of herself, given to burst of disconcerting enthusiasm. Catty. Cheerleading / Baton Swirling; Must be able to convincingly play an older teenager (16+)

Cha-Cha Kenickie's blind date, who dances and wins the Hand Jive with Danny. 16+