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The Comedy of Errors - Characters in the Play


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Characters in the Play

Characters in the Play
Egeon, a merchant from Syracuse
Solinus, Duke of Ephesus
Antipholus of Syracuse, a traveler in search of his mother
 and his brother

Dromio of Syracuse, Antipholus of Syracuse’s servant
First Merchant, a citizen of Ephesus
Antipholus of Ephesus, a citizen of Ephesus
Dromio of Ephesus, Antipholus of Ephesus’s servant
Adriana, Antipholus of Ephesus’s wife
Luciana, Adriana’s sister
Luce (also called Nell), kitchen maid betrothed to
 Dromio of Ephesus

Messenger, servant to Antipholus of Ephesus and Adriana
Angelo, an Ephesian goldsmith
Second Merchant, a citizen of Ephesus to whom
 Angelo owes money

Balthasar, an Ephesian merchant invited to dinner
 by Antipholus of Ephesus

Courtesan, hostess of Antipholus of Ephesus at dinner
Dr. Pinch, a schoolmaster, engaged as an exorcist
Officer (also called Jailer), an Ephesian law officer
Lady Abbess (also called Emilia), head of a priory in Ephesus
Attendants, Servants to Pinch, Headsman, Officers