title role

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the role of the character after whom the play is named

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18) makes her role debut as the fiendish Abigaille in Nabucco alongside James Westman in the title role.
Jeremy most recently starred in the theatre production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Barrow Street Theatre) in the title role on Broadway, previous to which he played Javert in Les Miserables (Queens Theatre) and Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's Theatre).
She made her name with her Inspector Wexford novels, starting with 1964's From Doon with Death, which found her a whole new audience when they were televised with George Baker in the title role. Reginald Wexford featured in 24 subsequent novels.
"This was a rare opportunity to play a title role," said the Cardiff-based mother to threeyear-old Matilda.
She has appeared at Theatre at the Mount as Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde" last summer and played Holly in "The Wedding Singer." Other favorite roles include Sharpey in "High School Musical," with Clinton Community Theatre, and the title role in "Hello, Dolly," at Clinton High School.
The title role is taken by Nathan Walsh, who joined the society a couple of years ago and scored a success in Hello Dolly last summer.
The show stars local girl Tara Bethan in the title role.
Summary: British actress Gemma Arterton takes on the title role in new film Tamara Drewe.
I was blown away by King Lear when I saw it in Stratford earlier this year, with Greg Hicks in the title role.
* ALADDIN Civic Theatre, Darlington Starring X Factor star Chico in the title role, along with The Grumbleweeds and Yu Yin from the Chinese State Circus, the curtain comes down on the Civic's panto season on Sunday, January 17.
This achievement follows his success in the title role of Puss in Boots for the Maesteg Amateur Operatic Society earlier this year.
PAUL COLE has made a bright start to the season and confirmed the good form of his Whatcombe yard by posting a double, worth just over 12-1, with Title Role and Animator.
Jude Law is taking to the West End stage to play the title role in Hamlet, it was announced yesterday.
Now he will be seen playing the title role in Elgar - Stirring The Spirit which follows the last tragic days of the composer who is best known for writing proms favourite Pomp and Circumstance.
Maybe that's why the title role in Pepper Dennis, the WB's newsroom dramedy, appealed to her.