A Midsummer Night's Dream


The Athenians

  • Theseus – Duke of Athens
  • Hippolyta – Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus
  • Philostrate – Master of the Revels
  • Egeus – father of Hermia, wants her to marry Demetrius
  • Nedar  – father of Helena
  • Hermia – daughter of Egeus, in love with Lysander
  • Helena – in love with Demetrius
  • Lysander – in love with Hermia at first but later loves Helena and then goes back to love Hermia
  • Demetrius – in love with Hermia at first and then loves Helena at the end
  • Spirit 1&2 – Talk to Puck and Oberon

The Fairies

  • Oberon – Titania's husband and King of the Fairies
  • Titania – Oberon's wife and Queen of the Fairies
  • Robin Goodfellow/Puck – servant to Oberon
  • Peaseblossom  – fairy servant to Titania
  • Cobweb  – fairy servant to Titania
  • Moth  – fairy servant to Titania
  • Mustardseed  – fairy servant to Titania
  • First Fairy, Second Fairy

The Mechanicals (An acting troupe)

  • Peter Quince – carpenter, leads the troupe and plays Prologue
  • Nick Bottom – weaver, plays Pyramus
  • Francis Flute – bellows-mender, plays Thisbe
  • Robin Starveling – tailor, plays Moonshine
  • Tom Snout – tinker, plays Wall
  • Snug – joiner, plays Lion

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