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Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare

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Dramatis Personæ

SCENE: A City in Illyria; and the Sea-coast near it.

  • ORSINO, Duke of Illyria
  • SEBASTIAN a young Gentleman, brother to Viola
  • ANTONIO, a Sea Captain, friend to Sebastian.
  • A SEA CAPTAIN, friend to Viola
  • VALENTINE, Gentleman attending on the Duke
  • CURIO, Gentleman attending on the Duke
  • SIR TOBY BELCH, Uncle of Olivia
  • SIR ANDREW AGUECHEEK
  • MALVOLIO, Steward to Olivia
  • FABIAN, Servant to Olivia
  • CLOWN, Servant to Olivia
  • OLIVIA, a rich Countess
  • VIOLA, in love with the Duke
  • MARIA, Olivia's Woman
  • LORDS,
  • PRIESTS,
  • SAILORS,
  • OFFICERS,
  • MUSICIANS,
  • and other
  • ATTENDANTS