Character Breakdown - Please note, ages stated below are guidelines
Our story's protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.
Age: 18 to 23
Soprano - Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: E3
The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie.
Age: 14 to 18
Soprano - Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: -1
The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him.
Age: 21 to 25
Soprano - Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: A#3
The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream.
Age: 17 to 21
Soprano - Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: A3
The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces.
Age: 45 to 55
Mezzo-Soprano - Vocal range top: Eb5 Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Mr. Laurence, Laurie's grandfather, is a wealthy old man who lives next door to the March family. Although old Mr. Laurence often seems crabby or intimidating, he's actually a very compassionate, thoughtful person who loves his grandson very much and has a special liking for the March girls.
Age: Mature Gentleman
Baritone - Vocal range top: D4 Vocal range bottom: D3
German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo.
Age: 35 to 45
Baritone -Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: G2
The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.
Age: 18 to 23
Tenor - Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2
A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town.
Age: 45 to 60
Soprano -Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3
Mr. John Brooke
Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes.
Age: 30 to 40
Tenor - Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: C#3