A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM CHARACTERS AND LINE COUNTS

Character Line Count/Original Line Count Acts/Scenes Dramatis Personae
Bottom/Pyramus 241/255 1.2, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1 An Athenian weaver who wants to be an actor
Oberon 174/225 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.1,5,1 King of the fairies
Puck 166/206 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 5.1 Oberon’s servant
Theseus 130/235 (8 read) 1.1, 4.1, 5.1 Duke of Athens
Lysander 143/179 1.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.1, 5.1 In love with Hermia
Hermia 135/164 1.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.1, 5.1 In love with Lysander
Helena 129/230 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.1, 5.1 In love with Demetrius, Hermia’s best friend
Quince/Prologue 118/121 1.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1 Leader of the acting troupe
Demetrius 107/136 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 4.1, 5.1 Betrothed to Hermia
Titania 81/141 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 5.1 Queen of the fairies
Snout/Wall 20/22 1.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1 The tinker, one of the actors
Snug/Lion 16/16 1.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1 The joiner, one of the actors
Starveling/Moon 12/12 1.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1 The tailor, one of the actors
Flute/Thisbe 58/58 1.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1 The bellows mender, one of the actors
Egeus 37/41 1.1, 4.1 Hermia’s father
Fairy 66/66 (includes a song) 2.1, 3.2, Servant to Titania
Hippolyta  19/35 1.1, 4.1 (no lines), 5.1 Queen of the Amazons, marrying Theseus
Philostrate 19/24 1.1 (no lines), 5.1 Master of revels
Peaseblossom 5 3.1, 4.1 Servant to Titania
Cobweb 5 3.1, 4.1 Servant to Titania
Moth 3 3.1, 4.1 Servant to Titania
Mustardseed 5 3.1, 4.1 Servant to Titania

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