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Death in Venice Synopsis and Character Descriptions




Death in Venice Characters
Click on a character's name for a full description. (Available for StageAgent Pro members.)
Name Gender Vocal Part Age Range Role Type
English clerk male baritone cameo
Glass Maker male tenor 25 – 60 cameo
Gustav von Aschenbach male tenor 30 – 45 lead
Hotel porter male tenor 20 – 35 cameo
Hotel waiter male bass 22 – 40 cameo
Jaschiu male 10 – 16 cameo
Lace seller female soprano 20 – 60 cameo
Polish Mother female mute 30 – 45 cameo
Strawberry seller female soprano 16 – 60 cameo
Strolling player female soprano cameo
Strolling player male tenor cameo
Tadzio male 10 – 16 lead
Traveller/Elderly fop/Old gondolier/Hotel manager/Barber/Leading player/Voice of Dionysus male bass-baritone 40 – 65 lead
Travellers, workers & dancers N/A 8 – 80 chorus
Voice of Apollo male countertenor 20 – 60 supporting


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