The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare

Characters of the Play

The Duke of Venice.
The Prince of Arragon and The Prince of Morocco, suitors to Portia.
Antonio, a merchant.
Bassanio, his friend.
Salanio, Salarino, and Gratiano, friends to Antonio and Bassanio.
Lorenzo, in love with Jessica.
Shylock, a rich Jew.

Tubal, a Jew, his friend.
Launcelot Gobbo, a clown, servant to Shylock.
Old Gobbo, father to Launcelot.
Leonardo, servant to Bassanio.
Balthasar and Stephano, servants to Portia.

Portia, a rich heiress.
Nerissa, her waiting-maid.
Jessica, daughter to Shylock.

Magnificoes of Venice, Officers of the Court of Justice, Gaoler, Servants, and other Attendants.

Last updated Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 11:59