WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND
Characters: Ages shown are acting ages (m/f = can be played by male or female).
Location – Christmas 1959 in Louisiana
 
Principal and Featured parts
SWALLOW (Solo)
Age 16-18. A girl on the brink of womanhood
MAN (Solo)
Age 25-40. Convict who is mistaken for Christ
BOONE (Solo)
Age 40-50. Swallow, Brat & Poor Baby’s father
BRAT (Solo)
Age 10-12. Swallow’s little sister

POOR BABY (Solo)
Age 8-10. Swallow’s little brother

AMOS (Solo)
Age 21. Biker

CANDY (Solo)
Age 21. Waitress

EDWARD (Solo)
Age 20-40. Townsfolk

MINISTER
Age 30-70. Local Baptist Minister

EARL
Age 30-60. A snake handler

SHERIFF (Solo)
Age 25-60 (m/f)

SNAKE PREACHER
Age 25-60 (m/f)

PIANIST IN THE BAR
Age 20-60 (m/f)

DEPUTY
Age 20-40 (m/f)

LOCAL SHOP OWNER
Age 20-50 (m/f)

PREACHER
Age 30-70. At the revival meeting

NEWSCASTER
Age N/A. Recorded voice

   
Children– all aged between 10 and 16. May combine parts if necessary 
WINSTON
ELIZABETH                                                        

VIKKI
LOUIS                                                   

JACKIE
LAVONNE                                             

CLARENCE
RAMONA                                             

CHARITY
CURLY                                                                          

 
Chorus
Some solos are included in the chorus songs
Townsfolk will include pairing parents off to the children
Townsfolk at church                                                  
The Snake Handlers
Locals in the bar
Townsfolk in the town
Townsfolk as a mob
Townsfolk at revival meeting