Romeo and Juliet act 1 characters

Escalus prince of Verona
Paris kinsman of Escalus and seeks to marry Juliet
Montague the father of Romeo and an enemy of Capulet
Capulet father of Juliet and uncle of Tybalt, enemy of Montague
Romeo son of Montague and lover of Juliet
Mercutio friend of Romeo and Benvolio and the cousin of prince Escalus and count Paris
Benvolio Montague’s nephew and Romeo’s cousin. friend of Mercutio
Tybalt lady Capulet’s nephew and Juliet’s cousin. has anger problems and does not like Romeo
Friar Laurence acts like a father to Romeo, gives us foreshadowing
Balthasar Romeo’s servent and trusted friend, brotherly relationship
Sampson, Gregory Capulet servents, start the fight at the beginning of the play with Abram
Peter personal servent of the nurses
Abraham servent of the Montague household, in the beginning of the play he and Balthasar had a fight with Sampson and Gregory
An Apothecary someone who sells people drugs. One sold Romeo the poiosn, poor potion maker of Mantua
Three Musicians appear at Juliet’s wedding and refuse to play a song callled “Heart’s ease” for Peter. They are referred to by the names of Simon Catling, Hugh Rebeck, and James Soundpost.[21]
Lady Montague matriarch of the house of Montague. mother of Romeo and the aunt of Benvolio.
Lady Capulet matriarch of the house of Capulet. mother of Juliet.
Juliet as a younger child was cared for by a nurse. 13 years old and is Romeo’s lover.
Nurse to Juliet like a mom to Juliet, plays a very important role in the play. ships Romeo and Juliet
Rosaline niece of Capulet. Romeo first spots Juliet trying to get a glimpse at this character. Romeo’s first love.
Citizens of Verona these people emerge during the fight at the beginning of the play.