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Synonyms for title role

the role of the character after whom the play is named

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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).
Priyanka Chopra has had none, and this year's undisputed queen Deepika Padukone gets her first shot at the trend with half a title role in Ram- Leela.
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.
BSC's actor/manager Neal Foster plays the title role and leads a cast of 10 actor/musicians with Dean Logan as young hero Michael and Charlotte Sanderson as his best friend Mina.
Hugh Laurie, who plays the title role in medical show House, was denied best actor in a drama.
Cole has now sent out five winners during the last fortnight and got the afternoon off to a winning start as Title Role gamely saw out the 10-furlong trip in the kempton.
Other plays announced today include Othello, with British Kinky Boots star Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role.
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.
During the summer, Yelchin filmed ``Charlie Bartlett,'' in which he plays the title role of a wealthy teenager in a public high school, opposite actors Robert Downey Jr.
She was trained at the Bolshoi Ballet School under Yelizaveta Gerdt, and in 1937 created the title role in the popular Soviet ballet The Baby Stork while still a student at the school.
David Soul will have a spring in his step--more like a Springer; to be exact when he takes over the title role in "Jerry Springer--The Opera" in the West End next month.
A Tony award-winner for the title role in Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA, Heather was recently nominated for two Grammy Awards, for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Performance, for her RCA Album "This Is Who I Am.
She's always wanted to sing the title role of Carmen, but instead enjoyed stirring up trouble as a gypsy named Frasquita, and also as Chantal, a role she created in Robert Di Domenico's American opera The Balcony, in which she played a brothel's sexual revolutionary.
He had an important connection with Canada: he was the first star to appear on the stage of the Stratford Festival, in the title role of Richard III, in 1953, when the festival opened with a tent theatre.
Lopez, whose family is from Puerto Rico, played predominantly Latina roles as she broke into acting, beginning with the title role of Selena.