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Production: 'Oliver!' (See both roles)

All Roles (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting "Oliver!" with music, lyrics, and book by Lionel Bart, based upon the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.

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Males & Females, ages 5-70, All Ethnicities

Role Description

All Roles: (Supporting) Equity and non-Equity performers.


Oliver Twist - Sweet and innocent, lonely orphan workhouse boy. Male. Soprano.

Fagin - Conniving career criminal, who takes in homeless boys and teaches them to pick pockets for him. Male. Baritone.

The Artful Dodger- troubled youth; the cleverest of Fagin's pickpockets, he introduces Fagin to Oliver. Tenor.

Nancy - Bill Sikes's lover. A cockney girl with a warm heart who takes a liking to Oliver and treats him like her own child, but is eventually murdered for the steps she takes on his behalf. Female. Alto.

Bill Sikes - Nancy's brutal and abusive lover, a burglar and her eventual murderer. Baritone.

Mr. Bumble - pompous man who runs the workhouse in which Oliver was born. Tenor.

Widow Corney - domineering workhouse mistress where Oliver was born, later marries Mr. Bumble. Soprano.

Mr. Brownlow - Oliver's grandfather, a kind man of wealth and breeding. Character part.

Mr. Sowerberry - the insensitive man who takes in Oliver and uses him in his funeral business. Baritone.

Mrs. Sowerberry - Mr. Sowerberry's wife. Soprano.

Charlotte Sowerberry - the rude but flirtatious daughter of the Sowerberrys. Character part.

Mrs. Bedwin - housekeeper of Mr. Brownlow and caretaker of Oliver. Soprano.

Noah Claypole - the Sowerberrys' apprentice, he bullies Oliver and has a flirtatious relationship with Charlotte. Character part.

Dr. Grimwig - foppish doctor and friend of Mr. Brownlow. Character part.

Charley Bates - one of Fagin's pickpockets. He is Dodger's sidekick.

Bet - one of Fagin's pick pockets. Alto.

Old Sally - Mrs. Thingummy; an old woman pauper who acts as nurse during Oliver's delivery. Character part.