Little Women
Character Description Gender Age Vocal Range Top Vocal Range Bottom
*Jo March the story’s protagonist. She is passionate, adventurous and brave. She ultimately has the idea of writing the story “Little Women.” She is the Civil-War era version of a feminist. Female 18 to 23 A5 E3
*Meg March The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Female 21 to 25 Gb5 A#3
*Beth March The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Female 17 to 21 G5 A3
*Amy March The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Female 14 to 18 Gb5 -1
*Marmee March The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Female 45 to 55 Eb5 Eb3
*Laurie Laurence The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy. Male 18 to 23 Bb4 Bb2
*Mr. Laurence Laurie’s stern grandfather. He initially is not supportive of Laurie’s relationship with the March sisters but ultimately warms up to the March family, especially Beth. Male 65 to 75 Not Specified
Baritone in General
*Aunt March A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Female 45 to 60 F5 E3
*Mr. John Brooke Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes. Male 30 to 40 F#4 C#3
*Professor Bhaer German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo. Male 35 to 45 F#4 G2
*Mrs. Kirk Runs the New York Boarding House where Jo lives when she moves to New York. Kind but in charge. Female 45 to 55 Not Specified
Ensemble There are ensemble roles such as the characters in Jo’s Melodramatic Stories, Guests at a Fancy Dress Ball, and Ice Skaters.