theatrical role

Definitions of theatrical role
  1. noun
    an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    synonyms: character, part, persona, role
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    bit part, minor role
    a small role
    heavy
    a serious (or tragic) role in a play
    hero
    the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
    ingenue
    the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play
    name part, title role
    the role of the character after whom the play is named
    heroine
    the main good female character in a work of fiction
    baddie, villain
    the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
    cameo
    a brief appearance by a well-known actor in a movie or play
    soubrette
    a minor female role as a pert flirtatious lady's maid in a comedy
    type of:
    characterisation, characterization, enactment, personation, portrayal
    acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
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