Lucy Honeychurch, a young Englishwoman
Charlotte Bartlett, her cousin and chaperone
Mezzo-soprano or soprano
Mr. Emerson, a free-thinking Englishman
George Emerson, his son
Miss Eleanor Lavish, a romance novelist
Mr. Beebe, Lucy’s pastor
Mr. Eager, an English chaplain in Florence
Mrs. Honeychurch, Lucy’s mother
Freddy Honeychurch, Lucy’s younger brother
Cecil Vyse, Lucy’s fiancé
Miss Alan #1, an elderly spinster
Miss Alan #2, her sister
Italian and English drivers
Young Italian Girl
Soprano or mezzo
Plus a few supernumeraries in Italy scenes. There is no chorus.
Note: The roles of Cecil Vyse and Mr. Eager could be played by the same singer if needed.
Mr. Eager,Miss Lavish, the Miss Alans and the young Italian girl only appear in Act I.
Mrs. Honeychurch, Freddy, and Cecil only appear in Act II.