CourfeyracNroll wrote:I was just recently in a production of Les Mis, where I was cast as Joly (I also played a prostitute and a poor woman).
Acaila wrote:Cross gender casting isn't that unusual in youth productions. I saw a school near me do Les Mis last year and the only two guys in the entire cast were Valjean and Marius. Heck, I've played Banquo, Laertes and Bottom myself in student and youth productions. Usually you play them as the gender they are written as, but sometimes the character's gender is swapped (for example, when I did Hamlet I played Laertes as a guy but Polonius became a female Polonia because the actress wasn't as confident playing a guy).
_23623_ wrote:I don't know if the girls playing male roles will have difficulty with some low notes or some physically demanding tasks like carrying Gavroche in ODM.
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