Home
Shop  |  Calendar  |  Join  |  Buy Tickets  |  Hamnet  |  Site Rental  |  Press Room  
  
About UsWhat's OnUse the CollectionDiscover ShakespeareTeach & LearnFolger InstituteSupport Us
Teaching Resources

   Sign up for E-news!
   Printer Friendly

Characters in the Play




"Beatrice" from Park's Shakspearean Twelfth-Night Characters. Hand-colored print, ca. 1830

The Household

 

Leonato : Head of the house; Hero's father and Beatrice's uncle.

 

Leonato's Brother : Hero's uncle

 

Beatrice : Leonato's niece and Hero's cousin

 

Hero : Leonato's daughter and Beatrice's cousin

 

Ursula : Beatrice and Hero's attendant

 

Margaret : Beatrice and Hero's attendant

 

 

The Officers

 

Don Pedro : The chief

 

Don John : Don Pedro's half-brother

 

Benedick : Officer in Don Pedro's unit

 

Claudio : Officer in Don Pedro's unit

 

 

The Locals

 

Dogberry : Neighborhood Watch

 

Verges : Dogberry's sidekick

 

Friar : Marriage officiant

 

Borachio: Don John's follower

 

 

Next: A Skirmish of Wit
 
"Benedict" from Park's Shakspearean Twelfth-Night Characters. Hand-colored print, ca. 1830





Bookmark and Share   
 
     Copyright & Policies   |   Sitemap   |   Contact Us   |   About This Site
RSS   
 
  Address:
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Get directions »

Federal Tax ID #04-2103542
    Hours:
PublicReading Room
10am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday8:45am to 4:45pm, Monday through Friday
12pm to 5pm, Sunday9am to noon and 1pm to 4:30pm, Saturday
    Phone:
Main: 202 544 4600
Box Office: 202 544 7077
Fax: 202 544 4623