Roles Available for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by Joseph Robinette

Cast of Characters: (Flexible casting of 16 roles plus an ensemble of approx. 20+)

Aslan: a great lion (Male or Female; played by middle school student), must have a commanding voice, and large stage presence. Aslan is a father figure, very kind, fierce when needs to be, fair, honest and has integrity. 

White Witch: an evil queen (Female; played by middle school student), strong personality. White Witch is very good a lying, evil to the core, doesn’t play fair with others, everyone is afraid of her. She has a commanding voice and large stage presence.

Lucy: Youngest girl human child. She is good, smart and kind. She is the first to discover Narnia. (Female; played by elementary or middle school student)

Susan: Oldest girl human child. She is brave, believes in good over evil and loves her family. She acts like a mother to the other children even though she isn’t that much older. (female; played by 5th grade or higher student)

Edmund: Younger boy human child. He tends to be jealous, mean spirited and is swayed by the evil queen. He has the biggest change in the play. He becomes just as good as his brother and sisters when he is rescued by Aslan.( male; played by elementary or middle school student)

Peter: Oldest boy human child. He is brave, true, handsome and good. He tries to do the right thing, but sometimes blunders because he is still young. He grows up during the play to become a King of Narnia. (MALE, played by 5th grade of higher student)

Mr. Beaver: forest animal. He has a good heart, is true to the legend of Aslan and is a loving husband. (Male; played by elementary or middle school student)

Mrs. Beaver: forest animal. She is kindly, mothering and can be very comic at times. (female; played by an elementary or middle school student)

Mr. Tumnus: A faun. He has two sides and almost gives Lucy over to the White Witch, but instead helps her to leave Narnia. He becomes a true friend to the children. (Male; played by an elementary or middle school student)

Fenris Ulf: a wolf, the head of the White Witch’s secret police. Evil, brutal mean. (male; played by a middle school student)

Dwarf: (male or female; played by an elementary or middle school student) A servant to the White Witch. Hates everything.

Father Christmas: a bringer of gifts, some would know this character as Santa. (Male; played by a middle school student)

Elf: Father Christmas’ helper. A fun loving character. (Male or Female; played by an elementary student)

White Stag: An elusive omen of good fortune. (a dancer or someone who moves well. any age; any gender)

Unicorn: A good forest creature. (a dancer or someone who moves well. any age; any gender)

Centaur: A strong forest creature. (someone who knows martial arts would work well here. any age; any gender)

Aslan’s Followers including but not limited to…Other Centaurs, Foxes, Otters, Bears, Birds, etc. (Male, Female, Elementary and Middle)

Witch’s Army: Goblins, ghouls, Beasts, Monsters, wolves, etc. (Male, Female, Elementary and Middle)

Wood Nymphs: Stage Helpers. (Male, Female, Elementary and Middle)