11-16 men and 8-12 women ranging from ages 18 to 40 are needed to play a variety of roles. In some cases, double casting is possible.
The upper class
THESEUS, Duke of Athens
HIPPOLYTA, Queen of the Amazons, engaged to Theseus
PHILOSTRATE, Theseus’ assistant
LYSANDER, in love with Hermia
DEMETRIUS, in love with Hermia
HERMIA, in love with Lysander, daughter to Egeus
HELENA, in love with Demetrius
EGEUS, Hermia’s father
The supernatural characters
OBERON, King of the Fairies
TITANIA, Queen of the Fairies
PUCK, or ROBIN GOODFELLOW, Oberon’s sarvent
Titania’s fairy servants:
The acting troupe/workers
QUINCE, a carpenter who leads the group
BOTTOM, a weaver, he plays Pyramus in the troupe’s production of “Pyramus and Thisbe,” and gets a donkey head put on him by Puck so that Titania will magically fall in love with a monster.
FLUTE, a bellows-mender who plays Thisbe
SNUG, a joiner who plays the lion
SNOUT, a tinker who plays the wall
STARVELING, a tailor who plays moonshine
Remember, casting is Wednesday, January 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM!