The Merchant of Venice

PERSONS REPRESENTED


The DUKE OF VENICE.
The PRINCE OF MOROCCO } suitors to Portia.
The PRINCE OFARRAGON }
ANTONIO: a merchant of Venice.
BASSANIO: his friend, suitor likewise to Portia.
SALANIO     }
SALARINO  } friends to Antonio and Bassanio.
GRATIANO }
SALERIO      }
LORENZO: in love with Jessica.
SHYLOCK: a rich Jew.
TUBAL: a Jew, his friend.
LAUNCELOT GOBBO: the clown, servant to SHYLOCK.
OLD GOBBO: father to Launcelot.
LEONARDO: servant to BASSANIO.
BALTHASAR } servants to PORTIA.
STEPHANO    }
PORTIA: a rich heiress.
NERISSA: her waiting-maid.
JESSICA: daughter to SHYLOCK.
Magnificoes of Venice, Officers of the Court of Justice,
Gaoler, Servants to Portia, and other Attendants.
SCENE: Partly at Venice, and partly at Belmont, the seat of PORTIA, on the Continent.

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