William Shakespeare: As You Like It, Dramatis Personae

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Dramatis Personae

  • Duke Senior, living in banishment.
  • Duke Frederick, his brother, an usurper of his dominions.

Lords Attending on the Banished Duke.

  • Amiens
  • Jaques


  • Le Beau, a courtier attending upon Frederick.
  • Charles, wrestler to Frederick.

Sons of Sir Rowland de Boys.

  • Oliver
  • Jaques
  • Orlando

Servants to Oliver.

  • Adam
  • Dennis


  • Touchstone, a clown.
  • Sir Oliver Martext, a vicar.


  • Corin
  • Silvius


  • William, a country fellow in love with Audrey.
  • A person representing Hymen.
  • Rosalind, daughter to the banished duke.
  • Celia, daughter to Frederick.
  • Phebe, a shepherdess.
  • Audrey, a country wench.
  • Lords, pages, and attendants, &c.


Oliver's house; Duke Frederick's court; and the Forest of Arden.

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