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Character Info

*Casting decisions are made on actors ability over gender and age.

Macbeth - Scottish General and later, King of Scotland.  Driven by ambition which devolves into bloodthirsty insanity.  

Age Range: 25 - 50 (Similar age to Lady Macbeth) 

Gender: Open to all genders 

Special Requirements:  Physical role, requires stage combat - Ton of memorization 

Lady Macbeth - Wife of Macbeth and later, Queen of Scotland.  Bloodthirsty and ambitious.  Her murderous desires lead to tragedy, insanity, and disaster.  

Age Range: 25 - 50 (Similar age to Macbeth) 

Gender: Female 

Macduff - Thane of Fife and General.  Ally to the king and later, enemy to Macbeth.  Driven by morality before tragedy strikes, then driven by revenge.  

Age Range: 20 - 50 

Gender:  Open to all genders 

Special Requirements: Physical role; requires stage combat 

Banquo - Scottish General and best friend to Macbeth

Age Range: 20 and up

Gender: Open to all genders  

Duncan - King of Scotland before he’s assassinated 

Age Range: 50+

Gender:  Male 

Malcolm - Son of Duncan and later, leader of the resistance.

Age Range: 18 -  25  

Gender:  Male 

Special Requirements: Open to learning stage combat 

Ross -  Lord and General in Scotland.  Serves many masters.  Depending on the casting, the role is either extremely loyal or extremely conniving/evil.  

Age Range: 18 and up

Gender:  Open to all genders 

Special Requirements: Open to learning stage combat 

Three Witches - Mystical beings concerned with prophecy.  In the original play there are three main witches. 

Age Range: 15 and up 

Gender:  Open to all genders 

Special Requirements: Physical roles, also looking for actors who can sing and potentially play instruments 

Other Witches - Mystical beings concerned with prophecy.  Our production will use more than three witches.

Age Range: 15 and up

Gender:  Open to all genders 

Fleance/Young Macduff - Roles for young adults.  Must be ok with dying onstage.  Just two scenes 

Age Range: 12+

Gender:  Male 

Special Requirements: Open to learning stage combat.

Ensemble

Actors cast in the ensemble will play a variety of roles.  Looking for: Ages 16+, all genders. 

Lennox - Scottish Lord and soldier. 

Angus - Scottish Lord and soldier. 

Menteith - Scottish Lord and soldier. 

Caithness - Scottish Lord and soldier. 

Porter - One scene - only true comedic character in the show. 

Seyton - Macbeth’s servant 

Doctor - Doctor to Lady Macbeth 

Lady Macduff - Wife to Macduff - is murdered on stage 

Donalbain - Son to Duncan 

Siward - Soldier 

Young Siward - Soldier, who is killed by Macbeth 

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