• Rosencrantz (20s – 30s) – Optimistic, dim. Must have the endurance to stay on stage for the majority of the show.

• Guildenstern (20s – 30s) – Pessimistic, bright. Must have the endurance to stay on stage for the majority of the show.

• The Player (30s – 40s) – Silly, equally coy and boisterous. Omniscient.

• Alfred (Teens) – Only tragedian with lines. Comfortable in a dress.

• Tragedians (Teens to 60s) – Non-speaking with decent stage time. Five or more roles available. Ability to play an instrument preferred.

• Hamlet (Teens to 30s) – Melodramatic.

• King Claudius (40s – 50s) – Cartoon villain, twirling mustache type

• Gertrude (40s – 50s) – Flirt.

• Polonius (60s – 70s) – Bumbling.

• Ophelia (Teens to 30s) – Melodramatic.

• Horatio (Teens to 30s) – Small role, possible to double as a comedian.