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Hamlet Synopsis and Character Descriptions




Hamlet Characters
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Name Gender Vocal Part Age Range Role Type
Voltimand male spoken 30 – 55 supporting
The Ghost male spoken 40 – 60 supporting
Second Clown male spoken cameo
Sailor male spoken cameo
Rosencrantz male spoken 26 – 32 supporting
Reynaldo male spoken 21 – 40 supporting
Priest male spoken cameo
Polonius male spoken 45 – 65 supporting
Osric male spoken 25 – 40 supporting
Ophelia female spoken 17 – 27 supporting
Messanger male spoken cameo
Marcellus male spoken 25 – 45 supporting
Lords, Attendants, Sailors, Soldiers, Guards, Players N/A chorus
Laertes male spoken 20 – 32 supporting
Horatio male spoken 26 – 32 supporting
Hamlet male spoken 26 – 32 lead
Guildenstern male spoken 26 – 32 supporting
Gertrude female spoken 40 – 60 lead
Francisco male spoken 21 – 35 supporting
Fortinbras male spoken 25 – 35 supporting
First Player male spoken cameo
First Clown male spoken cameo
English Ambassador male spoken cameo
Cornelius male spoken 30 – 55 supporting
Claudius male spoken 45 – 60 lead
Captain in the Norwegian army male spoken cameo
Bernardo male spoken 25 – 45 supporting


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