The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Folger Shakespeare Library)

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

by William Shakespeare

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Characters

  • Valentine – young man living in Verona
  • Proteus – his closest friend
  • Silvia – falls in love with Valentine in Milan
  • Julia – in love with Proteus in Verona
  • Duke of Milan – Silvia's father
  • Lucetta – Julia's waiting woman
  • Antonio – Proteus' father
  • Thurio – foolish rival to Valentine for Silvia
  • Eglamour – aids in Silvia's escape[b]
  • Speed – a clownish servant to Valentine
  • Launce[c] – the like to Proteus
  • Panthino – Antonio's servant
  • Host – of the inn where Julia lodges in Milan
  • Outlaws
  • Crab – Launce's dog
  • Servants
  • Musicians

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