Spring Awakening Character List

Spring Awakening is a small musical witha cast of 12 to 15.  On Broadway, all of the adult roles were played by two actors. Here is the complete character list:

 

The Children
ANNA A German schoolgirl and Martha's best friend. Has a difficult time understanding Martha's trials
ERNST A schoolmate of Melchior's. Naive, easily manipulated. Unsure.
GEORG A schoolmate of Melchoir's who is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher.
HANSCHEN A schoolmate of Melchior's who is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to manipulate another student.
ILSE Martha's sister, who shares her dark secret and has run away from home to live in an artists' colony. Moritz's last hope.
MARTHA A schoolgirl with a life-changing secret.
MELCHIOR A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to society's rules. An atheist. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla.
MORITZ A troubled student who desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. Has haunting dreams. Melchior's best friend.
OTTO A classmate of Melchior's who struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate.
THEA Wendla's best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure.
WENDLA Innocent, but with every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her. Both vulnerable and a willing participant in her evolution.


The Adults
HERR STIEFL (Mortiz's father)
HERR GABOR (Melchior's Father)
HEADMASTER KNOCHENBRUCH
HERR NEUMANN Ilse's Father
HERR RILOW Hanschen's Father
HERR SONNENSTITCH The Teacher
FATHER KAULBACH
DOCTOR VON BRAUSEPULVER
SCHMIDT
FANNY (Melchior's mother)
FRAU BERGMAN (Wendla's mother)
FRAULEIN KNUPPELDICK
FRAULEIN GROSSEBUSTENHALTER
FRAU BESSELL