Characters

Peter Pevensie - (Mature Teen Boy - Age look: 16-20) Peter is the oldest of the Pevensie children, and he is noble and courageous. During his reign he is known as “King Peter, the Magnificent”. Be prepared at auditions to read from:  Act 1 Scene 2 (Page 4-5), Act 1 Scene 3 (Page 6-7), Act 1 Scene 8 (Page 24-25), Act 1 Scene 10B (Page 33-34), Act 2 Scene 1 (Page 39), Act 2 Scene 5 (Page 47), Act 2 Scene 6 (Page 49-50), Act 2 Scene 10B (Page 65-66).

Susan Pevensie - (Mature Teen Girl - Age look: 15-19) The second oldest of the Pevensie children, Susan is the beauty among the Pevensies. She is sweet, kind, and cautious. When she becomes queen at Cair Paravel, she is known as “Queen Susan, the Gentle”. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 2 (Page 4-5), Act 1 Scene 3 (Page 6-7), Act 1 Scene 8 (Page 24-25) Act 1 Scene 10B (Page 33-34), Act 2 Scene 1 (Page 39), Act 2 Scene 6 (Page 49-50), Act 2 Scene 10B (Page 65-66).

Edmund Pevensie - (Adolescent/Teen Boy - Age look: 10-15) The third oldest Pevensie child, Edmund is the bratty middle child. Selfish, spiteful, and likes to tease his little sister.  He is known as “King Edmund, the Just”. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 2 (Page 4-5), Act 1 Scene 3 (Page 6-7), Act 1 Scene 7B (Page 20-22), Act 1 Scene 9A (Page 26), Act 1 Scene 10B (Page 33-34), Act 2 Scene 2 (Page 41-42), Act 2 Scene 10B (Page 65-66).

Lucy Pevensie - (Adolescent Girl - Age look: 7-10) The youngest Pevensie child is cheerful, kind, brave, curious, and happy-go-lucky. She is known as “Queen Lucy, the Valiant”. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 2 (Page 4-5), Act 1 Scene 3 (Page 6-7), Act 1 Scene 5A (Page 11-12), Act 1 Scene 5C (Page 15-16), Act 1 Scene 9A (Page 26), Act 1 Scene 10B (Page 33-34), Act 2 Scene 1 (Page 39), Act 2 Scene 10B (Page 65-66).

Mrs. Pevensie* - (Adult Female - Age Look: 35-45) The mother of the Pevensie children. Sophisticated, calm, courageous, a traditionalist. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 2 (Page 4-5).

Aslan - (Adult Male) A powerful, but gentle lion, and the true king of Narnia. Majestic, wise, authoritative and calming. In the context of the book's Christian allegory, Aslan represents Christ. (Aslan will be brought to life in the form of puppeteers and likely voiced from off stage.) Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 2 Scene 5 (Page 47), Act 2 Scene 10B (Page 65-66).

The White Witch / Queen of Narnia - (Adult Female Age 20+) The evil queen of Narnia. She wields a wand that turns creatures and people to stone. Like any malicious character, the Witch is an embodiment of evil and could be equated to Satan, or a servant of Satan. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 7B (Page 20-22), Act 2 Scene 2 (Page 41-42).

Tumnus - (Mature Teen Boy/Adult Male – 16+) A faun from Narnia, timid, and repentant. The first Narnian that Lucy meets when traveling between realms. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 5A (Page 11-12), Act 1 Scene 5C (Page 15-16) , Act 2 Scene 10B (Page 65-66).

Professor Kirke* - (Adult Male - Age Look 50+) Professor Kirke is a slightly eccentric, elderly professor. The Pevensie children take shelter in his home while they escape the air raids in London during World War II. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 3 (Page 6-7), Act 1 Scene 8 (Page 24-25).

Mr. Beaver - (Adult Male) Beaver is funny, brave, and loyal. He teaches the Pevensies about Aslan, and about their destiny to fulfill the “prophecy” to defeat the White Witch. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 10B (Page 33-34), Act 2 Scene 6 (Page 49-50).

Mrs. Beaver - (Adult Female) She is Mr. Beaver's wife. Mrs. Beaver is kind, good-natured, motherly, and a good cook. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 10B (Page 33-34).

Ginarrbrik(Possibly a small adult male/female, but could also be portrayed by a gruff acting child) The dwarf is one of the Witch's evil henchman and is her right-hand “man”. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 7B (Page 20-22).

Maugrim* - (Adult male) is a wolf and the chief of the Witch's secret Police. He is athletic, cunning, aggressive and a loyal servant to the queen. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 2 Scene 2 (Page 41-42) , Act 2 Scene 6 (Page 49-50).

Father Christmas* - (Adult Male - Age Look: 50+) aka Santa. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 2 Scene 1 (Page 39).

Mrs. Macready* - (Adult Female) is the Professor's housekeeper and does not especially like children. Strict & orderly. Be prepared to read at auditions from: Act 1 Scene 3 (Page 6-7), Act 1 Scene 9A (Page 26).

Mrs. Macready’s Bridge Club* - 4 to 5 middle age women

Elves/Dwarfs* - 4 to 5 kids dressed as elves/dwarfs

Kids at Train Station* - 4 to 5 Elementary to high school kids

Moms* - 4 to 5 middle-aged women

Wolves* - 2 to 3 athletic men or women

Aslan’s Army - 10+ Swashbuckling men or women (Dryads, Fauns, Centaurs, Satyrs, Cheetahs, etc.)

Witch’s Army - 10+ Swashbuckling Men or Women (Ghouls, Boggles, Ogres. Specters, Crows. etc.)

Pevensie Children “All grown up”* - (2 Adult Men and 2 Adult Women in their 20-30s resembling the younger Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy)

*Denotes likely to be cast in more than one role.

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