Definition of Name part
1. Noun. The role of the character after whom the play is named.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Name Part
Literary usage of Name part
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"Here, in 1891, he played the name- part in 'The Stranger/ and two original riles—the name-part m ' Father Buonaparte ' (7.г.), Loua Belphegor in 'The ..."
2. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Saint-Huberty (Antoinette Cécile) sang in opera, making her greatest success in the name part of Piccin- ni's " Didon." She secretly married, as her powers ..."
3. Players of the Present by John Bouvé Clapp, Edwin Francis Edgett (1899)
"Later in the season she played Xing Charles in " Faint Heart Ne'er Won Fair Lady " and the name part in " Nan the Good-for-Nothing." During her third season ..."