Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Older Roles
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Henry Meckler
A brainiac and 'outsider,' and our story's troubled protagonist. Timid and introverted, he desperately yearns to be someone else. On his quest to become someone new, he develops a terrifying alter ego: Eddie.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A4
Stuart
Henry's best friend. Good-natured with an active sense of humor. Not one of the popular kids and has an alcoholic father.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E4
Chelsea Mcfadden
Henry's biggest crush and the most popular girl in school. A pretty girl who is secretly envious of Henry's smarts. Becomes Eddie's girlfriend but eventually has a change of heart about the relationship.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A4
Mother
Henry's mother. She is a good mother and wife who wants the best for her family. Loyal, supportive, kind.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B4
Father
Henry's Father. A businessman in a bank who just wants the best for his three kids. Kind, caring, loving.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: B4
Marissa
Chelsea's best friend. One of the popular kids, she is protective of Chelsea and wants her to leave Eddie.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Chuck Vernicker
The class bully, he is always targeting Henry in his antics. Revealed to be woefully insecure despite a facade of confident machismo.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Eddie
Henry's alter ego. He is borderline abusive to those around him and possesses a hot temper. Cocky, controlling, and mean.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Ensemble
Students; Teachers