Theater: Plays

Production: 'King Lear' (See all 10 roles)

Edgar (Lead)

This listing has expired.

Search for similar casting calls

Production Details

Casting "King Lear."

Get more details on 'King Lear', including pay, union details, full description, rehearsal & production dates & locations, script sides, other roles, and more.


Male, ages 30-39, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Edgar: (Lead) Gloucester's oldest and only legitimate son; must have a huge heart; very smart, well educated; has lived a privileged life until he is cast out; he was a ladies man, loved wine and dice, curled his hair; a deeply moral person; charismatic; deeply loves Gloucester and Lear; I believe there is humor in some of his attempts to feign madness; carries the weight of the world on his back by the end; the future king. Note: It's the second largest role in the play - after Lear. Requires a great actor; a leading man; a young Mark Rylance.