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Dramatis Personae

SCENE: Padua, and PETRUCHIO'S country house.

  • CHRISTOPHER SLY, a beggar
  • HOSTESS, PAGE, PLAYERS, HUNTSMEN, and SERVANTS.
  • A Lord.
  • LUCENTIO, son to VINCENTIO
  • TRANIO servant to Lucentio.
  • BAPTISTA, a rich gentleman of Padua.
  • KATHERINE, the shrew daughters to Baptista.
  • BIANCA daughters to Baptista.
  • GREMIO suitors to Bianca.
  • HORTENSIO suitors to Bianca.
  • BIONDELLO servant to Lucentio.
  • PETRUCHIO, a gentleman of Verona, a suitor to Katherine.
  • GRUMIO servants to Petruchio.
  • CURTIS servants to Petruchio.
  • Servants attending PETRUCHIO
  • TAILOR
  • HABERDASHER
  • A PEDANT (TEACHER)
  • VINCENTIO, an old gentleman of Pisa.
  • WIDOW