ROLES — ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
Please note: Character ages are not set in stone.
Anne Shirley: Young girl – look ages 13-16; red-haired and freckled; exuberant and precocious. She is scholastic and well intentioned but has a fiery temper. (Soprano - B3-G5).
Marilla Cuthbert: 40–50 years; stern, moral, and no-nonsense spinster. She lives with Matthew, her unmarried brother. She has a wry sense of humor and is eventually affectionate toward Anne. (Mezzo - B3-Eb5).
Matthew Cuthbert: 50–60 years; bachelor; silver hair and grey mustache. A sweet, soft-spoken farmer who works the Green Gables acreage. He lives with his sister Marilla and is painfully shy toward women. (Baritone - A3-D5).
Gilbert Blythe: Young boy – look ages 15-17; smart, handsome, and confident. Good natured but cocky, he inadvertently becomes Anne’s adversary. (Tenor - G3-F5).
Rachel Lynde: 50-60 years; outspoken and indiscreet; the town gossip. Affectionate towards her good friend Marilla. (Mezzo - C3-E5).
Diana Barry: Young girl – look ages 13-16; loyal, agreeable and sweet. She is Anne’s best friend, schoolmate and kindred spirit. Diana is an attractive girl with long black hair. (Mezzo/Alto C4-D5).
Josie Pye: Young girl - look ages 13-16; selfish, harsh and scheming; Anne’s worst enemy. Josie is blonde and pretty. (Mezzo/Alto G3-D5).
Miss Muriel Stacy: 20-30 years. Schoolteacher; radiates enthusiasm and rampant desire for learning. She is a role model and mentor for Anne. (Alto/Mezzo - Bb3-D5).
The Ensemble will be playing the following roles: Mrs. MacPherson (Mezzo E4-C5), Mrs. Barry (Alto - A3-C5), Mrs. Sloane (Soprano D4-F#5), Mrs. Pye (Alto - G3-B5), The Minister (Baritone - E4-C5), Earl (Baritone D4-E5), Cecil (Baritone D4-E5), Mrs. Spencer (Mezzo - C4-E5), Mrs. Blewett, Prissy Andrews, Ruby Gillis, Charlie Sloane, Moody MacPherson, Gerry Buote, Tommy Sloane, Malcolm Andrews, Mr. Phillips, Lucilla (Soprano - Bb3-F5), The Stationmaster (Tenor/Baritone - Eb4-Eb5).
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