Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Padre Jose
Franciscan monk. An intelligent, enlightened, and centered man of faith. He is fervently calm with a noticeable inner peace.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Manuel
A Muzo boy. He is the ringleader of the children in the village and often relays messages. Youthful, well-behaved, and focused on doing good for the church.
Gender: male
Age: 8 to 12
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Maria
Chief of the Muzo tribe. She is a devout mediator who believes in resolution through love and peace. Powerful and caring with a soft spot in her heart for Pedro that often conflicts with her loyalty to her faith in Padre Jose.
Gender: female
Age: 28 to 33
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Pedro
Bus driver for the Muzo tribe. He is passionate about his bus, but is a terrible driver. Outspoken with no filter. Rebellious. A vigilante. He disagrees with the idolatry of the Madonna.
Gender: male
Age: 28 to 33
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Major-doctor Blanco
An army doctor and the General's right-hand man. He acts as a middle man between the General and the Muzo people. He is firm and matter-of-fact.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: A2
General Carabana
A corpulent man, he is a wealthy and power-driven mine and land owner in Columbia. Pompous, slimy, entitled, and full of machismo. He selfishly conjures up deceitful ploys to get what he wants.
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Zoggie
He is a mystic fraud, phony astrologer, and dealer in illicit enterprises. A friend of Teresa's from Paris who often falsely acts as her spiritual guide.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Teresa
A proud and famous Parisian chef, she is the owner of the Little Black Mouse Café. Passionate about her food. A spitfire personality, fickle at times, always looking out for herself above all else.
Gender: female
Age: 28 to 33
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3
The Old One
Derelict of the Magdalena River. A happy and enlightened soul, he spends his time making music while reminiscing on the village's culture. He sees things for what they are. An omniscient type.
Gender: male
Age: 60 to 70
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: E4
Ensemble
Muzo People; Chivors; Indians; Bus Passengers; Employees; Guests; Soldiers; Servants; Village Boys And Girls