The Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare

Characters of the Play

Persons in the Induction

A Lord,
Christopher Sly, a tinker.
Hostess,
Page,
Players, Huntsmen, and Servants.

Persons of the Play

Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua, father of Bianca and Katherina.
Vincentio, an old gentleman of Pisa.
Lucentio, son to Vincentio, in love with Bianca.
Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, a suitor to Katharina.

Gremio and Hortensio, suitors to Bianca.

Tranio and Biondello, servants to Lucentio.

Grumio, Curtis, Nathaniel, Nicholas, Joseph, Philip and Peter, servants to Petruchio.

A Pedant,
Katharina the shrew,
Bianca,
A Widow,

Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants attending on Baptista and Petruchio.

Scene: Padua, and Petruchio's country house.

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