Character Breakdowns for Mamma Mia!

The character breakdown below gives insight into the characters in the show. The age of the person cast in any particular role may not be in the same range as the character portrayed. The magic of the theater allows some flexibility with makeup and characterization. Good luck in your auditions!

The director has requested that those auditioning for Mamma Mia! to please prepare a verse and chorus from a pop song or musical in the style of Abba. You may bring sheet music or you may bring a karaoke/instrumental track on a mobile device to accompany your audition. Moonlight Musicals will provide an accompanist or a speaker and aux cord/lightning connector for your audition.

Please note, there is a 16 and up age requirement for this production. Thank you!

SOPHIE SHERIDAN  |  Born and raised on the island. A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has an adventurous spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Must be able to move extremely well. Principal role.

Gender: Female  |  Age: 20-25  |  Vocal Range Top: E5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: F#3

 

DONNA SHERIDAN  |  Sophie’s mother. After having her daughter at a young age, Donna started working at a Taverna on a remote Greek island. She now owns and operates that Taverna. She is the former lead singer of Donna and the Dynamos.

Gender: Female | Age: 40-50  |  Vocal Range Top: A5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: E3

SAM CARMICHAEL  |  Might be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Should be able to move well.

Gender: Male | Age: 40-50  |  Vocal Range Top: Ab5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: D3

 

BILL AUSTIN  |  Might be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Goodnatured, always ready for adventure. Funny, comedic actor. Should be able to move well. Supporting principal role.

Gender: Male | Age: 40-50  |  Vocal Range Top: F#4  |  Vocal Range Bottom: Bb2

 

HARRY BRIGHT  |  Might be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up and conservative, but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a convincing English accent. An actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Guitar playing ability a plus. Supporting principal role.

Gender: Male | Age: 40-50  |  Vocal Range Top: F#4  |  Vocal Range Bottom: C#3

 

SKY  |  Sophie’s fiancé. Athletic, attractive and was a successful businessman. Left to help Donna with her taverna and marry Sophie

Gender: Male | Age: 20-30  |  Vocal Range Top: D5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: Eb3

 

TANYA  |  Former Dynamo. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny and witty. Actress who sings. Must be able to move well. Supporting principal role.

Gender: Female | Age: 40-50  |  Vocal Range Top: E5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: E3

 

ROSIE  |  Former Dynamo. Now writes for and runs a feminist press. She acts confident, strong and funny on the outside, but is shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, a bit of a clown. Actress who sings. Must be able to move extremely well. Supporting principal role.

Gender: Female | Age: 40-50  |  Vocal Range Top: D5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: E3

 

LISA  |  Sophie’s college friend and bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.

Gender: Female | Age: 20-25  |  Vocal Range Top: Db5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: G3

 

ALI  |  Sophie’s college friend and bridesmaid. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.

Gender: Female | Age: 20-25  |  Vocal Range Top: D5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: G3

 

PEPPER  |  Barman at Taverna. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be able to dance. Acrobatic skills a plus. Featured ensemble role.

Gender: Male | Age: 20-25  |  Vocal Range Top: F5  |  Vocal Range Bottom: A4

 

EDDIE  |  Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.

Gender: Male  |  Age: 20-25

 

ENSEMBLE  |  Consists of Islanders who work at Donna’s and wedding guests

Gender: Both

THEATRE LOCATION

MOONLIGHT BROADWAY:
Lubbock Memorial Civic Center
1501 Mac Davis Ln.
Lubbock, TX

 

ARTS ACADEMY

AUTUMN/WINTER COURSES:
2806 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX

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