Characters

Female Roles
MISS MONA STANGLEY

35-50, Strong singer, stronger actress. Ex working girl and owner of ‘The Chicken Ranch’. She keeps the girls in check while being firm but fair.

JEWEL

25-45, Belt singing voice. An experienced girl at the ranch, possibly been there the longest and is second in Miss Monas shoes.

SHY

20-30, No solo singing required. Strong acting. A new, inexperienced girl who arrives looking for work. She really needs guidance and advice. 

ANGEL

25-35, Some singing, Another new arrival who seems to have had plenty of previous experience is particularly keen and suitable for the job. Seems hard faced especially from the start until we find out more about her.

DOATSEY MAE

25-55, Age irrelevant really. Strong acting within a song.

Miss Average, introvert waitress and local café with secret desire to be more confident and wild.

GIRLS AT MISS MONAS

LINDA LOU, DAWN, GINGER, BEATRICE, TADDY JO, RUBY RAE, ELOSIE, DURLA

Mixed ages, sizes and personalities all have solo lines within songs. Be ready for some nice harmonies and dance moves.

THE DOGETTES

A group of 3 singers, glamorous females who sing on the ‘Watch Dog’ TV show Lots of Tits and Teeth… well at least teeth… 3 Part Harmony would be good.

 

Male Roles

SHERIFF ED EARL DODD

40-60, Strong singer, The towns long serving sheriff and a good close friend to Miss Mona.

MELVIN P THORPE

25-50, Good character singer, ideally some dance, Publicity seeking, cheesey, smug presenter of popular television programme ‘Watch Dog’. Would stand on anyones toes to climb up the ladder of fame. ‘Its all about him’.

GOVERNOR

40+, Good singer, ideally some dance too. Comedy

A Texas politician with a brilliant knack of side stepping all important political issues.

MAYOR RUFUS POINDEXTER

30+, The local Mayor and used car salesman

C J SCRUGGS

25+, President of local committee and insurance salesman

EDSEL MACKEY could be played by FEMALE

20+, Editor of local new paper

SENATOR WINGWOAH

40+, A local politician who take the Aggie Football team to the ‘Chicken Ranch’ after their big victory.

THE AGGIES

16-35, A massive ALL MALE number. Some Singing and Dancing in a comical but hopefully impressive way. The local football team, typical crowd of rowdy high testosterone men. 

 

Other characters and ensemble include:

Miss Wulla Jean, Townspeople, Melvin P Thorpe Singers, Angelettes, Photographers, Reporters and believe it or not LOADS more…

AGES AND CHARACTERS ARE LOOSE VISIONS FROM THE DIRECTOR. NOTHING SHOULD BE TOO SET IN STONE AT THIS STAGE.