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Re: Doubling Roles
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1689  Tuesday, 5 September 2000.

From:           John D. Cox <
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Date:           Monday, 4 Sep 2000 10:23:13 -0400
Subject:        Doubling Roles

In the discussion about doubling, I don't think anyone has mentioned T.
J.  King, *Casting Shakespeare's Plays* (Cambridge UP, 1992).  King
compiled doubling charts for all of Shakespeare's plays and for
twenty-five others that have extant "plots" or "playbooks."  He notes
that "leading actors who play principal roles sometimes also play two or
more minor parts" (p. 48).

John Cox
 

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