14 Men, 6 Women, 5 Boys
Mayer Rothschild- a man of honor and commitment; devoted husband and father (35-50)
Prince William/Fouche/Herries/Prince Metternich-Prince/Napolean's Minister of Police/ Chancellor of His Majesty's Exchequer/Leader of the crowned Heads of Europe ( 30-55) One actor plays all 4 roles
Gutele-devoted wife of Mayer; mother of 5 sons (30-40)
Young sons- Amshel (14)-sensitive and quiet; Solomon (13)-family know-it-all; Nathan (12)-headstrong and good businessman Jacob (8) -the dreamer; Kalman-the baby of the family but only appears as an adult
Rothschild Sons (Adults) Amshel (30); Solomon (29); Nathan (28); Jacob (24); Kalman (16)
Budurus-aide to Prince William
Hannah-strong willed young woman, fights against injustice, wife of Nathan (20's)
Mrs. Kaufman-customer in Mayer's shop, member of ensemble, multiple roles
Mrs. Segal-customer in Mayer's shop, member of ensemble, multiple roles
Blum-customer in Mayer's shop, member of ensemble, multiple roles
ENSEMBLE- The male and female ensemble consists of several named characters above as well as:
Guard, Bankers, Urchins, Brokers, Vendors, Grenadiers, General, Couriers, Pauper, Skeptic, Members of the Hessian Court, Members of the Austrian Court, People of Frankfort, Crowned Heads of Europe.
Ensemble members will play multiple roles.