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King Lear Synopsis and Character Descriptions




King Lear Characters
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Name Gender Vocal Part Age Range Role Type
King Lear male spoken 50 – 80 lead
Old Man male spoken 50 – 80 cameo
Earl of Gloucester N/A spoken 40 – 70 lead
Earl of Kent male spoken 40 – 70 supporting
Duke of Albany male spoken 30 – 50 supporting
Duke of Cornwall male spoken 30 – 50 supporting
Fool male spoken 30 – 50 supporting
Edgar male spoken 25 – 35 lead
Goneril female spoken 25 – 35 supporting
King of France male spoken 25 – 45 cameo
Edmund male spoken 20 – 30 lead
Regan female spoken 20 – 30 supporting
Gentleman male spoken 20 – 40 supporting
Oswald male spoken 20 – 40 supporting
Duke of Burgundy male spoken 20 – 40 cameo
Curan male spoken 20 – 40 cameo
Doctor male spoken 20 – 50 cameo
Officer male spoken 20 – 40 cameo
Herald male spoken 20 – 50 cameo
Servant 1 male spoken 20 – 50 cameo
Servant 2 male spoken 20 – 50 cameo
Servant 3 male spoken 20 – 50 cameo
Cordelia female spoken 18 – 28 supporting


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