Peter Pan Character Breakdown

Character Descriptions

**Ages listed are ages the characters need to be portrayed, not necessarily how old the actor needs to be EXCEPT John and Michael Darling**

Peter Pan
Childhood and boyishness personified, Peter is athletic and not shy about taking to flight when the moment suits him. His reflexes are catlike and his presence exhilarating. A creature of constant motion.
Gender: Any
Age: 12-14
Vocal range top: C4
Vocal range bottom: Eb2

Wendy Darling
The eldest Darling child. Wendy is compassionate, incredibly loving, and very protective of her younger brothers. She is the child every parent wishes they had.
Age: 13 to 16
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

John Napoleon Darling
The middle Darling child. A sly smile is always at home on John's face. He has a mischievous twinkle in his eye and is always ready for an adventure.
Age: 11 to 14
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Michael Darling
The youngest Darling child. Never far from his favorite Teddy, Michael is sweet and innocent. He is ever so lovable and very huggable.
Age: 6 to 9
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Mrs. Darling
The Darling matriarch. Mrs. Darling glides about gently but swiftly from task to task with motherly precision. She has a pleasant strength to her demeanor. **Will also double as Older Wendy; potentially ensemble roles as well**
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Mr. Darling
A bit of grouch, Mr. Darling is a professional who happens to be a father. Though sparkles of his love peak through from time to time, he often has places to go and people to see. He may be of imposing size. **Will also double as Captain Hook**
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Captain Hook
The one-handed captain of the Jolly-Roger. Relentless and restless in his pursuit of Pan, Hook is short-fused and ridiculous. He is a larger than life villain. **Will also double as Mr. Darling**
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

Captain Hook's knockabout lackey. An archetypical evil side-kick, Smee is definitely dwarfed by Hook, if not physically than mentally. Should be portrayed by an actor with physical comedy chops.
Age: 28 to 48
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Tiger Lily
The leader of the Brave Girls, Tiger Lily is a warrior and an excellent dancer. She should command the stage when taking it and move about it as would mist.
Age: 14 to 17
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

The Darling’s maid. Being a graceful dancer is a plus.

The Darling’s dog and child wrangler. **can double with crocodile/ensemble roles**

Wendy’s daughter. **can double with ensemble roles**
Age: 10-14

Brave Girls; The Lost Boys; Pirates; Various Animals; Trees