OP, I run a party much like your proposed party on POTD. I use a frontline of fighter(moon godlike) and chanter (wild orlan), a ranged rogue (wood elf) and ranged cipher (coastal aumaua), and a backline of priest (pale elf) and wizard (death godlike). The races are probably not optimized, but I didn't want two of the same because I'm weird like that, and they all work fine and have some benefits. I'm through all of Act I, so take my info with that in mind.
The frontline works really well; fighters are obviously great tanks, and the chanter has defensive stats + INT, so his invocations a