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Fool (Lead)

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Casting "King Lear."

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Male, ages 25-50, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Fool: (Lead) if not double cast, must be a brilliant comedic actor with a big heart; great skill and virtuosity. A truth teller, an entertainer, a professional joke teller; has a sense of the absurd and a brilliant, bawdy, black sense of humor; requires an expert sense of comic rhythms; The Fool sees it all; has a huge heart; loves Lear; is so disappointed in him, but stands by him nonetheless.