Without eliminating any characters, the smallest cast is:
9 men, 1 boy, 3 women, 1 bear, dancers
Actor 1: Leontes
Actor 2: Camillo, Cleomines
Actor 3: Antigonus, Time, First Gentleman
Actor 4: Dion, Polixenes, Gentleman
Actor 5: Florizel, Officer, Third Gentleman
Actor 6: Old Shepherd, Second Servant
Actor 7: Clown, Third Servant
Actor 8: Archidamus, Autolycus, Mariner, Jailer
Actor 9: Second Gentleman, First Lord
Boy: Mamillius, First Servant
Actor 1: Dorcas, Second Lady, Paulina
Actor 2: Perdita, Emilia, First Lady
Actor 3: Hermione, Mopsa
Dancers required for Satyrs & Shepherds and Shepherdesses; can fill out the stage elsewhere. One of them can play the bear.
Do you have any casting alternatives?
Last Edit: 2 years 9 months ago by William Shakespeare.
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