The Comedy of Errors



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AdrianaAdriana is the frequently angry wife of Antipholus of Ephesus in The Comedy of Errors.
AegeonEgeon is a merchant from Syracuse, father of the Antipholus twins in The Comedy of Errors. He is under Solinus's sentence of death unless he can pay a thousand marks' fine.
AemiliaAemelia is an abbess in The Comedy of Errors. She proves to be the long-lost wife of Egeon, and the long-lost mother of the Antipholus twins.
Angelo (2)Angelo is a goldsmith who has been commissioned to make a chain by Antipholus of Ephesus, which he delivers to Antipholus of Syracuse in error. Antipholus of Ephesus later refuses to pay for it, causing much consternation, in The Comedy of Errors.
Antipholus of EphesusAntipholus of Ephesus, twin of Antipholus of Syracuse - with whom he is often confused, is a central character in The Comedy of Errors.
Antipholus of SyracuseAntipholus of Syracuse, twin of Antipholus of Ephesus - with whom he is often confused, is a central character in The Comedy of Errors.
BalthazarBalthasar is a merchant in The Comedy of Errors.
CourtezanA courtesan dines with Antipholus of Ephesus, who finds himself locked out of his own home, in The Comedy of Errors.
Dromio of EphesusDromio of Ephesus, servant to Antipholus of Ephesus and twin of Dromio of Syracuse - with whom he is often confused, is a central character in The Comedy of Errors.
Dromio of SyracuseDromio of Syracuse, servant to Antipholus of Syracuse and twin of Dromio of Ephesus - with whom he is often confused, is a central character in The Comedy of Errors.
First MerchantThree merchants, one of whom is named Balthasar, add to the confusion in The Comedy of Errors.
Gaoler (1)A Gaoler has custody of Egeon in The Comedy of Errors.
LuceLuce is a tarty servant to Adriana in The Comedy of Errors.
LucianaLuciana in The Comedy of Errors is shocked to be importuned by her brother-in-law's twin, who she believes to be her sister's husband.
Officer (3)An officer arrests Antipholus of Ephesus for debt in The Comedy of Errors.
PinchPinch is a conjuror in The Comedy of Errors.
Second MerchantThree merchants, one of whom is named Balthasar, add to the confusion in The Comedy of Errors.
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SolinusSolinus is the Duke of Ephesus in The Comedy of Errors.


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