Romeo and Juliet – Character Names

Romeo Montague male main character
Juliet Capulet female main character
Friar Lawrence sympathetic Franciscan friar
Mercutio kinsman of the Prince
The Nurse Juliet’s nurse
Tybalt Juliet’s cousin on her mother’s side
Capulet Patriarch of the Capulet family
Lady Capulet Juliet’s mother
Montague Patriarch of the Montague family
Lady Montague Romeo’s mother
Paris kinsman of the Prince, suitor favored by Capulet family
Benvolio Montague’s nephew, Romeo’s cousin
Prince Escalus Prince of Verona
Friar John Franciscan friar, in charge of delivering message to Romeo but is quarantined and message doesn’t go through
Balthasar Romeo’s dedicated servant
Sampson and Gregory two servants of the house of Capulet
Abram Montague’s servant
The Apothecary apothecary in Mantua (money over morals; poor)
Peter Capulet servant
Chorus group of people who serve as the narrator
Rosaline Romeo’s love interest at the beginning
Citizens of Verona, Gentlemen and Gentlewomen of both houses, Maskers, Torchbearers, Pages, Guards, Watchmen, Servants, and Attendants **maskers- people at masquerade balls**torchbearers- people who carry ceremonial torches**pages- young people who run errands etc
Old Man of family Capulet
Petruchio companion of Tybalt
Three musicians