Comedy of Errors Characters
SolinusDuke of Ephesus
Egeona merchant from Syracuse and the father of the Antipholus twins, he is condemned to die if he cannot provide one thousand marks as bond money. He is luckily re-united with his family in the end and thereby escapes punishment.
Antipholus of Ephesusone of the Antipholus twins, he is married to Adriana. He initially has the golden necklace made for his wife, and is later locked out of his house when his twin brother arrives.
Antipholus of Syracuseone of the Antipholus twins, his arrival in Ephesus causes the townspeople to confuse him with his twin brother. He dines with his brother's wife Adriana and later is reunited with Egeon.
Dromio of Ephesusthe servant to Antipholus of Ephesus, and a twin to Dromio of Syracuse.
Dromio of Syracusethe servant to Antipholus of Syracuse, and a twin to Dromio of Ephesus.
Adrianathe wife of Antipholus of Ephesus, she mistakenly brings Antipholus of Syracuse into her house and locks out her real husband.
Lucianathe sister to Adriana, with whom Antipholus of Syracuse falls in love.
Nellthe kitchen-maid to Adriana
Angeloa goldsmith who makes a necklace for Adriana at Antipholus of Ephesus' request.
Balthasara merchant whom Antipholus of Ephesus invites to his house. Nell and Adriana refuse to allow him to enter, thereby embarrassing Antipholus.
Courtesana courtesan to whom Antipholus of Syracuse inappropriately promises the gold necklace.
Doctor Pincha schoolmaster and exorcist, he is asked to drive the demons out of Antipholus of Ephesus whom Adriana thinks is mad.
Merchant of Ephesusa friend of Antipholus of Syracuse, he warns him that Ephesus puts anyone from Syracuse to death.
Second MerchantAngelo's creditor
Abbessknown as Emilia, an abbess in Ephesus and the wife of Egeon.
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