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MUSKET uses identity-conscious casting and does not cast based on gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, or body type. The genders below with each character are how they were referred to in the script, and do not necessarily depict who will play the role.

Frank Abagnale, Jr.

Our story's conniving protagonist, he is a handsome and youthful con artist. Grew up learning to disappear into another skin to avoid his problems. He eventually falls in love with Brenda and desperately tries to change his ways.

Gender: Male presenting

Vocal Range: G2-C5


Carl Hanratty

An FBI agent leading the investigation and search for Frank Jr. A knowledgeable and habitual workaholic who idolizes the moment he catches his perp. Lives a private life of loneliness and depression.

Gender: Male presenting

Vocal Range: G2-G4


Frank Abagnale, Sr.

Frank Jr.'s father. He is an inspiration when it comes to swindling. Upbeat and fast-talking, he undergoes a series of progressive failures that leaves him a miserable drunk.

Gender: Male presenting

Vocal range: F2-G#4


Paula Abagnale

Frank Jr.'s gorgeous mother. She met Frank Sr. in France, during the war, but has fallen out of love. Caring and loving, with an underlying resentment toward her husband and son.

Gender: Female presenting

Vocal range: A3-C5


Brenda Strong

A young nurse and Frank Jr.'s eventual love interest. Hard-working and initially insecure, she meets Frank Jr. after running away from a wedding. Comes to trust him but his true identity clouds her feelings.

Gender: Female presenting

Vocal range: G3-A5


Carol Strong

Brenda's traditional mother. She is talkative and boisterous.

Gender: Female presenting

Vocal range: Bb3-A5


Roger Strong

Brenda's conservative father. He is stern and interrogatory but reveals himself to be deeply romantic.

Gender: Male presenting

Vocal range: A2-A4



Commuters; Assistants; Stewardesses (Mindy, Cindy, Lindy, Jane, Kellie, Shellie); Pilots; Agents; Targets; Party-Goers; Doctors; Nurses; Interns

*Ensemble members will not be based on gender identity or necessarily follow “traditional” gender stereotypes (i.e. all individuals may play nurses, flight attendants, interns, pilots, etc.)

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