Production Requirements

Cast (16-26)

6 Principals (3 men, 3 women)

4 Featured roles, doubling ensemble (1 man, 3 woman)

10 - 20  Ensemble roles (including featured doubles)


Sets & Costumes

Ripper takes place in and around the PennyWise Music Hall in Victorian London's East End. There are multiple locations but minimal costume changes throughout.


Orchestrations (9 musicians)

Reed I - Piccolo, Flute, Alto Saxophone

Reed II - Clarinet in Bb, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Sax

Trumpet in Bb (Doubling Flugelhorn)

French Horn




Double Bass

Percussion - Drum Kit, Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Tambourine, Triangle, Rachet, High and Low Woodbloock, Finger Cymbals, Bass Drum, Mark Tree, Tam-Tam, Train whistle

Josh Stenseth as Eddie & Olivia Shimkus as Liz