Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Doc
A lab technician responsible for sending chimps and humans into space. Joyful and chipper, but fails to think before he speaks.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Ed White
An astronaut who becomes the first man to walk in space. Excited and giddy, he becomes obsessed with the feeling of outer-space. He is tragically killed in a cockpit fire.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Ivan
A gloating Russian cosmonaut. Very cocky about his country's dominance of the space race.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Jenny
A young woman who appears as a little girl mesmerized by the mystery of space and becomes obsessed with John Glenn.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
John Glenn
The first man to orbit the Earth. Poetic and idealistic, yet courageous and to the point. He takes is not afraid to resolve problems and issues.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Neil Armstrong
The first man to walk on the moon. An excited young man who is not initially not deterred by difficult training, the voices in his head make him more apprehensive of his situation.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: D#4
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Ensemble
Astronauts; Lovers; White House Cabinet (Frank, General, Speaker, Prez, Science Advisor); Technicians And Workers; Americans