Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Cast List: Thanks to everyone who auditioned- such amazing talent! We would have LOVED to cast you ALL!!!
If on our cast list, our Parent/Cast Meeting is Mon. Feb. 6th at 6:00pm with a read through to follow from 6:45-8:30pm. Please fill out your cast registration prior to noon on Feb. 6th by clicking here. Please bring a 3-Ring Binder for your script. We will need volunteer support from each family to make this show a GREAT success! Thank you.
Caractacus- Kevin Jennissen
Truly Scrumptious- Kayla Jennissen
Grandpa Potts- *We still need a male who looks 50+ for this role. Contact Dennis@GreatTheatre.org to audition.
Baron Bomburst- Robert Johnson
Baroness Bomburst- Angela Howarth
Jeremy - Elliot Hammer
Jemima - Clara Schad
Toy Maker - Barb Schoenleben
Coggins/Inventor - Jeremy Huehn
Child Catcher/Junkmann- Tyler Borresch
Lord Scrumptious/Bombie Dancer/Inventor - Darren Lowe
Miss Phillips/Bombie Dancer/Inventor - Caitlyn Johnston
Turkey Farmer/GrandPrix/Inventor - Jessica Fahey
Violet/Bombie Dance - Kimberly Seifert
Captain Leader of the Vulgarian Guard- Austin Sargeant
Sid/Bombie Dancer/Inventor- Jacob Schoenleben
Boris- Mitchell Hurlle
Goran- Max Finlayson
Bombie Dancer/Adult Ensemble - Michelle Buehrer
Youth Ensemble: Featured in Teamwork
Stephen- Tanner Neuman
Greta- Jada Soltay
Toby- Gunnar Swenson
Susan- Stella Hennen
Marta- Faith Sutherland
Boy Solo- Samuel O’Brien
Girl Solo- Sophie Klemp
Dance Ensemble: Featured in Toot Sweets, Me Ol’ Bambo & Vulgarian Army
Jackson Kent (Inventor)
Thank you again for all the wonderful talent! If you cannot accept your role please contact Dennis@GreatTheatre.org.
DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER: Dennis Whipple
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Hillary Vermillion
STAGE MANAGER: Michelle Carlson
DESCRIPTION: Buckle in for a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins). Little known fact, Roald Dahl adapted the book into the film version! Filled with amazing stage spectacle and a flying, yes flying, car this is ultimately a feel-good story about the power of family and the bonds created to overcome any obstacle. This musical is very similar to “Mary Poppins,” and “A Christmas Story” in that there are many featured, supporting and wonderful roles for all ages.
REHEARSAL SCHEDULE: Show rehearsals start Feb. 6 and are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am-3:00pm. Technical rehearsals are March 26th-March 30th (times to be decided.)
PUBLIC PERFORMANCES: Friday, March 31st at 7:00pm, Saturday, April 1st at 2:00pm, Sunday, April 2nd at 2:00pm, Friday, April 7th at 7:00pm, Saturday, April 8th at 2:00pm & 7:00pm and Sunday, April 9th at 2:00pm
SCHOOL PERFORMANCES: One day of matinee performances on Wed. April 5th.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Character List
They must be able to play the age of the character; therefore consider the listed ages as extremely flexible. 30 parts.
Caractacus Pott: (30’s –plus or minus) Lead Male. Featured in You Two, Toots Sweet, Hushabye Mountain, Me Ol’ Bamboo, Team work, Doll on a box
Truly Scrumptious: (20-30’s) Lead Female. Featured in Toots Sweet, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Truly Scrumptious, Lovely-Lonely Man, Teamwork, Doll on a Box
Grandpa Potts: (Over 50) Major Character. Featured in You Three, Posh, The Roses of Success, Chitty, Chitty Bang, Bang and other ensemble music.
Baron Bomburst: (40-60) Major Comic Character. Featured in Chu-Chi Face vocal and ensemble music.
Baroness Bomburst:( 30-40? Very flexible) Major Comic Character. Featured in Chu-Chi Face vocal, The Bombie Samba and ensemble music.
The Childcatcher: (20-60) Major Villain
The Toymaker: (30-60) Strong Supporting Character. Featured in Teamwork, ensemble music
Jeremy Potts: (10-12) Lead Male Child. Featured in You Two, Toots Sweet, Posh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Truly Scrumptious, Teamwork
Jemima: (10-12) Lead Female Child. Featured in You Two, Toots Sweet, Posh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Truly Scrumptious, Teamwork
Boris: (20-60) Major Comic Character. Featured in Vaudeville duet-Act English, ensemble music.
Goran: (20-60) Major Comic Character. Featured in Vaudeville duet-Act English, ensemble music.
The Inventors: (20-70) Made up to look like old men. Featured in a comic and challenging soft shoe dance-The Roses of Success and also included in many major dance/vocal ensemble numbers.
Coggins: (30-50) Garage Owner. Fatherly and caring.
Junkman: (Flexible) Customer for the old race car. Greedy and spiteful.
Lord Scrumptious: (40-60) Owner of Candy Factory. Truly’s father. Toots Sweet vocal
Miss Phillips: (Flexible) Candy factory receptionist. Very efficient and mechanical.
Violet: (20-40) Fun Fare Tourist. Pushy and overbearing.
Sid: (20-40) Violet’s husband. Weak but with a strong temper.
Turkey Farmer: (Flexible) Buyer of Pott’s barber machine. Good humored and enthusiastic.
Captain: (40-60) Vulgarian ship captain. Booming voice.
Captain: (40-60) Leader of Vulgarian Guards. Pompous and cowardly.
Morris Men: 4-6 men as comic Soldiers of the elite Vulgarian Guard and featured in Me Ol’ Bamboo, Bombie Samba and all major dance numbers.
Female Dancers: 4-6 women for dazzling numbers include Toots Sweet, Me Ol’ Bamboo, German Folk Dance and the famous Bombie Samba
Ensemble Youth and adults: Many character parts. Wonderful musical numbers include Toots Sweet, Me Ol’Bamboo, Chitty, Chitty, Bang Bang, Vugarian Anthem and Bombie Samba. Actors will play characters in the English Crowd at the Grand Prix, Employees of The Candy Factor, English Villagers, citizens and soldiers of Vulgaria.
Need Acrobats and Gymnasts: (Children or Adults.) Featured in Fun Fair.
Children in hiding. Featured in Teamwork
Stephen: Older, leader.
Greta: Older, leader.
Marta: Young and frightened.
Toby: Weak and a victim.
Boy: Solo. Strong and enthusiastic.
Girl: Solo. Strong and enthusiastic.