CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

DANNY ZUKO (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)
The leader of the Burger Palace Boys; good-looking, fit, strong, and confident, with an air of easy-going charm. (Range: D3-B5; Strong Pop Tenor with Falsetto)

 

SANDY DUMBROWSKI (character identifies as Female, to play late teens)
New girl in town; sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, and innocent (Range: A3–F#5, Soprano with Strong Belt)

BETTY RIZZO (Character identifies as Female, to play late teens)
Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic and outspoken but vulnerable (Range: C3-D#5, Strong Belt)

FRENCHY (Character identifies as Female, to play late teens)
A dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, she is heavily made up, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician (Range: A3-D5)

MARTY (Character identifies as Female, to play late teens)
The 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies; pretty and looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated. (Range: A3-D5)

JAN (Character identifies as Female, to play late teens)
Funny, loud, compulsive eater and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with boys
Range: (A3-D5)

 

PATTY SIMCOX (Character identifies as Female, to play late teens)

 A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She's a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies, and can twirl a baton. (Range: A3-D5)

KENICKIE (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, fit, tattooed, surly and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor. (Range: C3-F#4: Strong Rock Belt)

DOODY (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)
The youngest of the guys; small, boyish and open, with a disarming smile and a hero- worshipping attitude towards the other guys. He also plays the guitar. (Range: D3-A5, great riffs and runs)

SONNY LATIERRI (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)
A member of the Burger Palace Boys; funny Italian-American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he's a real lady-killer. (Range: C3-F#4)

ROGER (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)
The anything-for-a-laugh stocky type of boy; a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief and is always dreaming up half-baked schemes and ideas.  (Range: D3-A5, great riffs and runs)

EUGENE FLORCZYK  (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)

 The class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high- pitched voice. He's a typical 'apple-polisher' - both smug and pompous, but gullible. (Range: A2-E5)

CHA-CHA, aka CHARLENE DIGREGORIO (Character identifies as Female, to play late teens)

The best dancer at St. Bernadette's; a loud mouth, she wins the dancing competition with Danny. (Range: C3-C5)

VINCE FONTAINE (character identifies as Male, to play late 30s)
A typical 'teen audience' disc jockey; slick, egotistical and fast-talking. He is also a veteran 'Greaser. (Range: G2-G4)

JOHNNY CASINO (character identifies as Male, to play late 20s)
All-American, rock-star “greaser” student at Rydell High, whose real name is Clarence (Range: G2-G4)

MISS LYNCH (Character identifies as Female, to play 30s-50s)
A no-nonsense, serious, loud, English teacher. (Range: G3-A5)

TEEN ANGEL (character identifies as Male, to play late teens)
Frenchy's suave and slick guardian angel, who encourages her to stay in school. (Range: G2-G4)

The following characters may double for our production: 
VINCE FONTAINE/JOHNNY CASINO/TEEN ANGEL
MISS LYNCH/CHA CHA