Without eliminating any characters, the smallest cast is:
14 men, 3 women
Actor 1: King Henry VI
Actor 2: Duke of Gloucester, Jack Cade
Actor 3: Cardinal Beauford, John Holland, First Neighbour, Iden’s men
Actor 4: Duke of York, Lieutenant, George Bevis
Actor 5: Duke of Somerset, John Stanley, Walter Whitmore, Lord Scales
Actor 6: Duke of Suffolk, Young Clifford, Dick the Butcher
Actor 7: Duke of Buckingham, Shipmaster
Actor 8: Earl of Salisbury, Lord Say, Sir Humphrey Stafford, Matthew Goffe, Alexander Iden, Post
Actor 9: Earl of Warwick, Spirit, Third Prentice, London Citizen
Actor 10: John Hume, Smith the Weaver, First Murderer, Second Neighbour, Citizens of St. Albans, Commoners, Gloucester’s First Attendant
Actor 11: Richard Plantagenet, Peter Thump, Michael, First Gentleman, First Royal Messenger, Iden’s Men, Commoners
Actor 12: Edward Earl of March, Thomas Horner, Mayor of St. Alban’s, Second Gentleman, Herald, Gloucester’s Servingman, Iden’s men, Sawyer, Commoners
Actor 13: John Southwell, Clerk of Chatham, Simpcox, Third Royal Messenger, Rebel Soldier, First Petitioner, First Prentice, Iden’s men, Rebel Poleman, First Commoner, Gloucester’s Second Attendant
Actor 14: Lord Clifford, William Stafford, Vaux, Master’s Mate, Roger Bolingbroke, Sherriff of London, Second Petitioner, Beadle of St. Albans, Second Prentice, Iden’s men
Actor 1: Queen Margaret
Actor 2: Duchess Eleanor, Second Royal Messenger, Rebel Messenger
Actor 3: Margery Jordan, Simpcox’s Wife, Second Murderer, Fourth Royal Messenger, First London Citizen, Third Neighbour, Commoners
Do you have any casting alternatives?
Last Edit: 4 years 5 months ago by William Shakespeare.
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