The Merchant of Venice


 
 
Dramatis Personae & Circles
 
 
Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V
Character Speaker Character Sex
THE DUKE OF VENICE DUKE Male
THE PRINCE OF MOROCCO MOROCCO Male
THE PRINCE OF ARRAGON ARRAGON Male
ANTONIO, a merchant of Venice ANTONIO Male
BASSANIO, his friend, suitor of Portia BASSANIO Male
PORTIA, the Lady of Belmont [later, disguised as Balthasar] PORTIA Female
SHYLOCK, a Jew of Venice SHYLOCK Male
GRATIANO [Graziano] GRATIANO Male
SALERIO SALERIO Male
SOLANIO [Solarino; Salarino; Salaryno] SOLANIO Male
LORENZO, in love with Jessica LORENZO Male
NERISSA, Portia's waiting-woman [later, disguised as Clerk] NERISSA Female
JESSICA, daughter of Shylock JESSICA Female
TUBAL, a Jew of Venice, Shylock's friend TUBAL Male
LEONARDO, servant of Bassanio LEONARDO Male
BALTHASAR, servant of Portia BALTHASAR Male
STEPHANO [Stefano] STEPHANO Male
LAUNCELOT GOBBO, servant of Shylock [Clown; Lancelot] LAUNCELOT Male
OLD GOBBO, father of Launcelot GOBBO Male
SERVINGMAN SERVINGMAN Male
Man, servant of Antonio MAN Male
Singers SINGER
Singers ALL Male
CLERK CLERK Male
MESSENGER MESSENGER Male

 
   
Character Circles