Alice in Wonderland, Jr. Character Descriptions
- ALICE SMALL, ALICE TALL, ALICE
- Small Alice, Alice and Tall Alice are differently sized versions of the same character. She is a spunky girl who enjoys adventures and is on a journey of self-discovery. She should be charming to the audience and be able to command the stage by herself.
- Caterpillar, part sensei, part diva, the Caterpillar is comprised of five actors who play the head, body and all those hands, which move in synchronized gestures to help emphasize a point. The Caterpillar is one cool character who needs to be able to sing, dance, and act well.
- The Chorus (Kids Playing in the Park, Rock Lobsters, Unbirthday Partiers, Wonderland Characters etc.) should be comprised of good actors and singers.
- DODO BIRD
- The Dodo Bird is the Captain of the Queen's Navy and needs to be a good actor and singer. He is in command of the lobsters and other animals and is another of Wonderland's vibrant characters.
- The Doorknob is a wonderful role for a cast member who is very funny. The character is based somewhat on Jimmy Durante and your actor can have fun playing with that idea.
- KING OF HEARTS
- The King of Hearts is the often forgotten ruler of Wonderland. You need to have a good actor for this role who can handle some very high-level vocabulary.
- MAD HATTER
- The Mad Hatter is the life of the tea party and should be performed by someone who enjoys acting larger than life.
- MARCH HARE
- The March Hare is the counterpart to the Mad Hatter and also enjoys a good party. A little less crazy than the Mad Hatter, the March Hare is a happy fun character who enjoys playing.
- Mathilda is Alice's older sister and a non-singing role. She should be a strong actor who can speak loudly and clearly.
- QUEEN OF HEARTS
- The Queen of Hearts is the big mean bully of the story. The Queen of Hearts must have a commanding presence and should be a little scary, but funny at the same time.
- THE CHESHIRE CAT 1, 2, 3
- The Cheshire Cat is made up of three actors. The Cheshire Cat serves as the Narrator for the story and the actors who are cast need to be able to speak clearly and be good storytellers.
- THE FLOWERS
- The Flowers (Rose, Petunia, Lily, Violet, Daisy) are the snooty, mean girls who think they are the most important people in the whole world.
- TWEEDLE DUM & TWEEDLE DEE
- Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee are a pair of goofballs similar to old comedy teams like Abbott & Costello or Laurel & Hardy.
- WHITE RABBIT
- The White Rabbit is an energetic, worrisome character that hardly ever stops moving.
- ROYAL CARDSMEN
- Four actors who work diligently for the Queen.
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