Requirements

  • 7 Principals
    • 4 Women
    • 3 Men
  • 4+ Ensemble
    • 2+ Women
    • 2+ Men
  • 6 Orchestration
    • Piano/Keyboard
    • Flute/Clarinet
    • Violin/Mandolin
    • Cello
    • Acoustic Bass
    • Drums/Percussion  
 

Casting

  • ROSE ARBUTHNOT, 36, married to Frederick Arbuthnot, a library official and pulp novelist. She is committed to the welfare of the poor of her Hampstead parish.
  • FREDERICK ARBUTHNOT, 46, husband to Rose. He is a senior librarian at the British Museum who enjoys a successful career as the pseudonymous “August St. Claire,” author of popular pulp historical “bodice-ripper” fictions.
  • LOTTIE WILKINS, 30, a modest housewife married to Mellresh Wilkins, Esquire, solicitor, and living in suburban Hampstead, near London.
  • THOMAS BRIGGS, 29, a composer of romantic art songs and the owner of a medieval castle-for-hire, San Salvatore. A bachelor.
  • MELLRESH WILKINS, 38, husband to Lottie. He is a serious-minded, ambitious solicitor.
  • LADY CAROLINE, 28, “Lady Caroline Derby,” a member of London’s fast and sophisticated aristocratic “bright young things” set.
  • MRS. FISHER, 75, widow of Admiral Fisher.  She is an extremely proud survivor of the Great Victorian Age.   

 

  • DOMENICO, 40’s, First London Woman, then gardener and estate manager at San Salvatore.
  • FRANCESCA, 40’s, First London Woman, then the housekeeper at San Salvatore—a spinster. She speaks English well.
  • ANGELA, 16, First London Girl, then a pretty young chambermaid and housegirl at San Salvatore.
  • BEPPO, 20’s, First London Man, then general handyman at San Salvatore.