Definition of Cast of characters
1. Noun. The actors in a play.
Generic synonyms: Assemblage, Gathering
Group relationships: Company, Troupe
Specialized synonyms: Ensemble, Supporting Players
Derivative terms: Cast, Cast
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Literary usage of Cast of characters
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1. Writing the Photoplay by Joseph Berg Esenwein, Arthur Leeds (1919)
"CHAPTER IX THE cast of characters The expression "the cast of characters" may be used in any one of three senses: the list of principal characters as it is ..."
2. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"cast of characters MEN Citizens, Male and Female — Soldiers, Lictors, &c. SCENE, chiefly Rome. [The passages marked with inverted commas are omitted in the ..."
3. Technique of the Photoplay by Epes Winthrop Sargent (1916)
"CHAPTER XXIX THE cast of characters CASTS of characters perform the double service of telling the director who will be required for your play and who they ..."
4. Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian by Mathews (Anne Jackson) (1839)
"Mathews's Cast of Characters in Dublin, and his quick study.—Mr. Boaden the author.— Mr. and Mrs. Davenport. AT this period of Mr. Mathews's career, ..."