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Dramatis Personae

Theseus, Duke of Athens
Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons and betrothed of Theseus
Egeus, father of Hermia
Lysander, beloved of Hermia
Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander
Helena, in love with Demetrius
Demetrius, in love with Hermia but falls in love with Helena
Philostrate, Master of the Revels for Theseus
Oberon, King of Faries
Titania, Queen of Faries
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow, Servant to Oberon
Titiania's Fairy Servants:
The Acting Troupe:
Peter Quince, Carpenter and leads the troupe
Nick Bottom, a weaver who plays Pyramus, also gets turn into a donkey
Francis Flute, Bellows-mender who plays Thisbe
Robin Starveling, plays Moonshine and is a tailor
Tom Snout, plays the wall and is a tinker
Snug, plays the lion and is a joiner

William Shakespeare