Dramatis Personae

  • Vincentio, the Duke.
  • Angelo, Deputy.
  • Escalus, an ancient Lord.
  • Claudio, a young gentleman.
  • Lucio, a fantastic.
  • Two other gentlemen.
  • Provost.

two friars.

  • Peter
  • Thomas

Others.

  • A Justice.
  • Varrius
  • Elbow, a simple constable.
  • Froth, a foolish gentleman.
  • Pompey, servant to Mistress Overdone.
  • Abhorson, an executioner.
  • Barnardine, a dissolute prisoner.
  • Isabella, sister to Claudio.
  • Mariana, betrothed to Angelo.
  • Juliet, beloved of Claudio.
  • Francisca, a nun.
  • Mistress Overdone, a bawd.
  • Lords, Officers, Citizens, Boy, and Attendant.

Scene

Vienna.

Measure For Measure