Audition Central: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR.

Character Breakdown: Caractacus Potts

Caractacus Potts is Jeremy and Jemima’s father. He is an eccentric inventor who cares deeply about his children. Cast an experienced performer with a great voice who is very comfortable onstage. The role was played by Dick Van Dyke in the film version, and he’s a great example: a charming, charismatic leading man with great comic timing.

*Referred to as POTTS in the script.

Vocal Range

C3 - Eb4