|King of the fairies; initially at odds with wife, Titania.
|Oberon’s jester; mischievous fairy who delights in playing pranks on mortals.
|Queen of the fairies; married to Oberon. Doused with love potion and briefly loves Nick Bottom.
|In love with Hermia; becomes victim of Puck’s mistake and wakes up in love with Helena, but eventually marries Hermia.
|Initially in love with Hermia, wants to marry her and has her father’s blessing. Ultimately falls in love with and marries Helena.
|Egeus’ daughter, in love with Lysander, and best friend of Helena.
|In love with Demetrius and abandoned by him at the start. In the end she marries him.
|Hermia’s father who brings complaint against his daughter to Theseus.
|Heroic duke of Athens; marries Hippolyta.
|Queen of the Amazons; marries Theseus.
|One of the “mechanicals” of Athens; overconfident weaver chosen to play Pyramus in the play for Theseus’s marriage celebration. Head transformed into a donkey.
|One of the “mechanicals” of Athens who plays the part of Moonshine in their performance of Pyramus and Thisbe.
|One of the “mechanicals” of Athens who authored, “The Most Lamentable Comedy and Most Cruel Death of Pyramus and Thisbe.”
|One of the “mechanicals” of Athens who is hired to play the part of the lion in Pyramus and Thisbe.
|One of the “mechanicals” of Athens. He plays a wall.
|One of the “mechanicals” of Athens; forced to play Thisbe.
Midsummer Night’s Dream Characters
August 14, 2019