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Antony and Cleopatra Auditions -London - Casting ID # 1578933
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location London Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-23-18
Audition Date 11-24-18 Submission deadline 11-16-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Mark Antony, one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire, spends his time in Egypt, living a life of decadence and conducting an affair with the country’s beautiful queen, Cleopatra. When a message arrives informing him that his wife, Fulvia, is dead and that Pompey is raising an army to rebel against the triumvirate, Antony decides to return to Rome. In Antony’s absence, Octavius Caesar and Lepidus, his fellow triumvirs, worry about Pompey’s increasing strength. Caesar condemns Antony for neglecting his duties as a statesman and military officer in order to live a decadent life by Cleopatra’s side. life by Cleopatra’s

Role # 1 Mark Antony
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Antony is one of the triumvirs of Rome. The same as the Mark Antony of Julius Caesar, he is much older in this play, and ever-so-faintly past his prime.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 2 Octavius Caesar
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History’s Augustus, is one of the triumvirs (three leaders) of Rome.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 3 M. Aemilius Lepidus
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Lepidus is one of the triumvirs of Rome. Disregarded by the other two, Antony and Caesar, he is either a buffoon or a decent man caught in the wrong job, depending on how he is played.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 4 Sextus Pompeius
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Sextus Pompey is the son of Pompey the Great, whom Julius Caesar had defeated just before the opening of Julius Caesar.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
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Role # 5 Domitius Enobarbus
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Enobarbus is Antony’s friend and one of his followers, essentially his aide-de-camp.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 6 Ventidius
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Is one of Antony’s generals. Antony sends him to make war on the Parthians, and he wins a great victory in which Pacorus, the son of Parthian king Orades, is killed.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 7 Eros
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Is one of Antony’s attendants. He brings the news of Lepidus’s arrest by Caesar to Antony and also tells Enobarbus of it.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 8 Scarus
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Is one of Antony's commanders, who warns him not to fight by sea.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 9 Decretas
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Is one of Antony’s guards.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 10 Demetrius
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Is a Roman newly arrived in Egypt.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 11 Philo
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Is one of Antony's soldiers and our introduction to the play.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 12 Canidius
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A lieutenant-general, is one of Antony’s followers.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 13 Maecenas
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Is one of Caesar’s followers. He attempts to calm down Antony and Caesar at their first conference.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 14 Agrippa -
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Is one of Caesar’s chief advisers and generals.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 15 Dolabella
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Is one of Caesar’s followers.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 16 Proculeius
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Is one of Caesar’s followers. Antony tells Cleopatra to trust him.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 17 Thidias
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Is one of Caesar’s servants.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 18 Gallus
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Is one of Caesar’s followers, and sent along with Proculeius when the latter is sent to keep Cleopatra from committing suicide.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 19 Taurus
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Is Caesar’s lieutenant, and commands his land forces at Actium.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 20 Menas
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Is one of the two pirates who join cause with Pompey, helping to give him the mastery of the seas.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 21 Menecrates
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Is one of the two pirates who join cause with Pompey, helping to give him the mastery of the seas.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 22 Varrius
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Is one of Pompey's followers.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 23 Silius
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Is one of Antony’s soldiers, sent with Ventidius to fight the Parthians.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 24 Schoolmaster
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An ambassador from Antony to Caesar is in fact Antony’s Schoolmaster. His being sent either means that Antony is done for, and has few followers left, as Dolabella states, or is a calculated insult to Caesar.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 25 Alexas
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Is one of Cleopatra’s attendants, the rather long-suffering butt of Charmian and Iras’s jokes.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Mardian
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Is Cleopatra’s chief eunuch. A singer, he entertains her at need.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 27 Seleucus
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Is Cleopatra’s treasurer. When she gives Caesar a scroll apparently containing an inventory of all her wealth, she calls on him to witness that it is complete.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 28 Diomedes
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Is one of Cleopatra’s followers. She sends him to Antony when she suddenly fears he may have killed himself, but he arrives too late.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Lamprius
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The Soothsayer is, like the best of his kind, an enigmatic character.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 30 Lucillius
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A Roman appearing as a mute in I.ii


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 31 Rannius
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A Roman appearing as a mute in I.ii


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 32 Clown
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A Clown is one of the more curious characters.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 33 Cleopatra
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The Queen of Egypt. Notoriously one of the most difficult characters to play in all of Shakespeare, she is deeply erotic, charismatic, theatrical, volatile, temperamental, and generally unclassifiable.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 34 Octavia
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Caesar’s sister. She is offered as a wife to Antony to seal a bond between him and Caesar


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 35 Charmian
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Cleopatra’s main lady-in-waiting. Saucy and given to making racy jokes on every available pretext, she is also deeply loyal to her mistress.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 36 Iras
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Cleopatra’s second lady-in-waiting. She is somewhat more subdued a character than Charmian, but is just as able to make a dirty pun.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 37 First Messenger
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The First Messenger brings Antony the news of how his wife, Fulvia, has made war on his brother Lucius.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 38 Second Messenger
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The Second Messenger comes from Sicyon with the news that Fulvia is dead.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 39 1st Egyptian Servant
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The First Egyptian Servant announces Thidias’s arrival to Cleopatra. He later takes Thidias to be whipped.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 40 2nd Egyptian Servant
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The Second Egyptian Servant [mute role] helps drag away Thidias to be whipped. He is later sent by Cleopatra to ask Caesar what his terms are.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 41 First Roman Soldier
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The First Roman Soldier [mute role] accompanies Proculeius on his visit to Cleopatra, and sneaks up on the Queen while she is distracted.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 42 Second Roman Soldier
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The Second Roman Soldier [mute role] accompanies Proculeius on his visit to Cleopatra, and sneaks up on the Queen while she is distracted.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 43 First Roman Guard
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The First Roman Guard comes to tell Cleopatra about the Clown who insists on speaking to her, and lets him in.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 44 Second Roman Guard
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The Second Roman Guard is called in by the first guard when the latter discovers Cleopatra dead, and suggests finding Dolabella.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 45 First Guardsman
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Antony's First Guardsman is crestfallen at his flawed suicide, but refuse to give him the final blow to end his suffering, not being willing to be the one who ended his life.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 46 Second Guardsman
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Antony's Second Guardsman is crestfallen at his flawed suicide, but refuse to give him the final blow to end his suffering, not being willing to be the one who ended his life.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 47 Third Guardsman
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Antony’s Third Guardsman is crestfallen at his flawed suicide, but refuse to give him the final blow to end his suffering, not being willing to be the one who ended his life.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 48 First Watchman
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Caesar's First Watchman is aware that the last day’s battle was a closely run thing, and wants to talk to Enobarbus, but is prevented by the Sentry.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 49 Second Watchman
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Caesar's Second Watchman thinks that Enobarbus is only sleeping, and after his death holds some hope that he may recover.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 50 Caesar's Sentry
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The commander of the Watch patrolling the camp.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 51 Caesar's 1st Soldier
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Caesar's First Soldier brings Enobarbus the news that Antony has sent all of his treasure after him. Enobarbus does not believe him, but the soldier assures him that it is true.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 52 First Messenger
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Caesar's First Messenger brings Caesar the unwelcome news that Pompey has a strong sea force, and that the people who follow him do it out of love, while they merely obey Caesar from fear.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 53 Second Messenger
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Caesar's Second Messenger brings the news that Menas and Menecrates have joined with Pompey, and that they have total mastery of the sea, prompting Caesar’s outburst at Antony.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 54 Third Messenger
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Caesar's Third Messenger comes to tell him that Antony has advanced for battle. He is sent to have the soldiers who deserted Antony placed at the front of the troops, so that they’ll bear the brunt of the assault.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 55 Captain
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Captain of Antony’s Army is primed for battle the morning of the battle before Alexandria


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Role # 56 Antony's 1st Soldier
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Antony's First Soldier at Antony’s camp believes that they may prevail over Caesar the next day.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 57 Antony's 2nd Soldier
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Antony's Second Soldier has heard a rumor, likely about strange music. He is uncertain of victory.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 58 Antony's 3rd Soldier
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Antony's Third Soldier identifies the music as coming from under the earth, and realizes that this is not a good omen for their side.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 59 Antony's 4th Soldier
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Antony's Fourth Soldier thinks (hopes?) that the strange music is a good omen for Antony’s side in the coming battle.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 60 1st Roman Messenger
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The First Roman Messenger attempts to deliver some news from Rome to Antony, but is brushed off.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 61 2nd Roman Messenger
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The Second Roman Messenger confirms to Antony that Caesar has taken Toryne, proof of the startling speed at which he is advancing.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 62 First Attendant
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Antony's First Attendant follows him at the Egyptian court and calls to find out if there is a messenger from Sicyon.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 63 Second Attendant -
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Antony's Second Attendant confirms the presence of a messenger from Sicyon.


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Role # 64 Pompey's 1st Servant
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Pompey's First Servant bringing in the banquet (dessert) at the feast on Pompey’s galley notes how Lepidus continues drinking even though he likely knows he shouldn’t. He also appears to mock Lepidus as being of little note to the world.


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Age: from 18 to 60
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Role # 65 Pompey's 2nd Servant
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Pompey's Second Servant bringing in the banquet (dessert) at the feast on Pompey’s galley comments on how Lepidus is either asking to no longer have drinks pressed on him, or begging the other two triumvirs to cease quarreling. The fact that it clearly isn’t working does not leave him impressed.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
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