William Shakespeare: Comedy of Errors, Dramatis Personae

Updated September 23, 2019 | Infoplease Staff

Dramatis Personae

  • Solinus, Duke of Ephesus.
  • Aegeon, a merchant of Syracuse.

twin brothers, and sons to Aegeon and Aemilia.

  • Antipholus of Ephesus
  • Antipholus of Syracuse

twin brothers, and attendants on the two Antipholuses.

  • Dromio of Ephesus
  • Dromio of Syracuse


  • Balthazar, a merchant
  • Angelo, a goldsmith.
  • First Merchant, friend to Antipholus of Syracuse.
  • Second Merchant, to whom Angelo is a debtor.
  • Pinch, a schoolmaster.
  • Aemilia, wife to Aegeon, an abbess at Ephesus.
  • Adriana, wife to Antipholus of Ephesus.
  • Luciana, her sister.
  • Luce, servant to Adriana.
  • A Courtezan.
  • Gaoler, Officers, and other Attendants



The Comedy of Errors

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