title role

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Synonyms for title role

the role of the character after whom the play is named

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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.
Neal Foster in the title role of Skellig at Birmingham Old Rep.
David was seen last year playing the title role in BBC 2's Einstein and was a member of Sir Laurence Olivier's company at the National Theatre.
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.
The title role is taken by Carmen Munroe, who returns to the stage after an absence of 12 years.
The Oscar-winning superstar will appear alongside Welshman Christian Bale, who takes on the title role.
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.
March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Emily Lloyd has been set to play the title role in United Artist' futuristic action-adventure "Tank Girl," it was announced today by UA Executive Vice President of Production Rebecca Pollack-Parker.
Recently released podcasts include Behind the Curtain at the LA Opera, Podcast #5 - Hansel and Gretel: New visions of a classic fairytale, which features director/designer Douglas Fitch sharing his vision behind the unconventional new setting of Engelbert Humperdinck's beloved masterpiece, and Behind the Curtain at the LA Opera, Podcast #6 - The Coronation of Poppea: Susan Graham's Riveting LA Opera Debut, which reveals internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Susan Graham discussing her title role, the challenges and opportunities involved with making a company debut, and her devotion to early music.
The third of the three one-act operasS that form Il Trittico, this Gianni Schicchi is the creation of director Richard Jones and in past performances has included Bryn Terfel in the title role.
16-23 with Frederique Vezina in the title role, alongside mezzo Judith Forst, baritone Aaron St.
FFION Dafis from Bangor plays the title role in a production of the historical Saunders Lewis play Siwan, which is now touring North Wales.
WARWICKSHIRE-BASED actor David Troughton (right) is to play Duncan in the Royal Shakespeare Company's forthcoming production of Macbeth and the title role in Ionesco's Macbett.