The Taming of the Shrew
CharacterSpeakerGender
ALLLord, First Servingman, Second Servingman, Third Servingmanmale
ALL SERVANTSUNISON Lord's Servingmen
ALL SERVANTSUNISON
ALL SERVINGMENUNISON Petruchio's Servingmen
BAPTISTABAPTISTA MINOLA, a wealthy citizen of Padua
BIANCABIANCA, the Prize, younger daughter of Baptistafemale
BIONDELLOBIONDELLO, Lucentio's second servant
CURTISCURTIS, Petruchio's servant, in charge of his country house
FIRST HUNTSMANFIRST HUNTSMAN
FIRST PLAYERFIRST PLAYER
FIRST SERVINGMANFIRST SERVINGMAN
FIRST SERVINGMAN OF PETRUCHIOFIRST SERVINGMAN of Petruchio
GREMIOGREMIO, a wealthy old citizen of Padua, suitor for the hand of Bianca
GREMIO and TRANIOGREMIO, a wealthy old citizen of Padua, suitor for the hand of Bianca
GREMIO and TRANIOTRANIO, Lucentio's servant and confidant
GRUMIOGRUMIO, Petruchio's personal lackey
GRUMIO and BIONDELLOGRUMIO, Petruchio's personal lackey
GRUMIO and BIONDELLOBIONDELLO, Lucentio's second servant
HABERDASHERA Haberdasher
HORTENSIOHORTENSIO, a gentleman of Padua, suitor for the hand of Bianca [also disguised as Licio]
HOSTESSThe Hostess of a country alehousefemale
JOSEPHJOSEPH
KATHERINAKATHERINA, the Shrew, elder daughter of Baptista [Katherine Minola; Kate]female
LORDA Lord
LUCENTIOLUCENTIO, a gentleman of Pisa, in love with Bianca [also disguised as Cambio]
NATHANIELNATHANIEL
NICHOLASNICHOLAS
PageThe Lord’s pagemale
PEDANTA Pedant of Mantua [Schoolmaster; also disguised as Vincentio]
PETERPETER
PETRUCHIOPETRUCHIO, a gentleman of Verona, suitor for the hand of Katherina
PHILIPPHILIP
PLAYERSA company of strolling Players
SECOND HUNTSMANSECOND HUNTSMAN
SECOND SERVINGMANSECOND SERVINGMAN
SERVANTServant attending on Baptista
SERVINGMANFIRST SERVINGMAN
SLYCHRISTOPHER SLY, a drunken tinker [Christophero]
TAILORA Tailor
THIRD SERVINGMANTHIRD SERVINGMAN
TRANIOTRANIO, Lucentio's servant and confidant
VINCENTIOVINCENTIO, a wealthy citizen of Pisa, father of Lucentio
WIDOWA Widow, in love with Hortensiofemale

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