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Winter 2023...

Into a square little town in a square little state rides a rockin' roustabout with a love for shaking things up.

Please read all the information below before you do anything else! Should any questions arise, you can contact us at showpeoplecollective@gmail.com !

This show endures past the time period in which it is set. Its approach to gender, to sexuality, to racism is what makes it timeless (this is based off Shakespeare, mind you!). Hidden behind a vibrant score and 50s-era shellac is a deep message: being who we are and loving who we love shouldn't be a crime.

-Brighton Horan,

Director/Choreographer for All Shook Up

Character Breakdown

PLEASE NOTE that the gender pronouns listed within character descriptions do not limit our casting decisions, they only indicate what pronouns the character is referred to by and pronouns the actor should feel comfortable being referred to by within the context of the show.

 

SEEKING: 

NATALIE. She/Her. Early 20s. A mechanic. Mezzo belter.

 

CHAD. He/Him. 20s. A great-lookin’, motorcycling, guitar-playing, leather-jacketed roustabout. Tenor.

 

JIM. He/Him. Mid 40s-50s. Natalie’s widowed father. Tenor/Baritenor.

 

SYLVIA. She/Her. Mid 40s-50s. The no-nonsense, African-American owner of SYLVIA’S HONKY-TONK. Mezzo/Alto.

 

LORRAINE. She/Her. Sylvia’s 16 year-old daughter.


DENNIS. He/Him. Early 20s. A young, awkward, aspiring dentist. Tenor.

 

MISS SANDRA.  She/Her. 20s-30s. The beautiful, intellectual caretaker of the town’s museum. Mezzo belter.

 

MAYOR MATILDA. She/Her. Mid 40s-50s. The town’s conservative mayor. Mezzo belter.

 

DEAN. He/Him. Matilda’s 16 year-old son. He has grown up at a military boarding school.

 

SHERIFF EARL. He/Him. Mid 40s-50s. The law in town. A man of not many words.


CHORUS. All genders. All ages. All races/ethnicities.

“All Shook Up” is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide
1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. www.theatricalrights.com

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