Hamlet


 
 
Dramatis Personae & Circles
 
 
Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V
Character Speaker Character Sex
GHOST of Hamlet, lately King of Denmark GHOST Male
Claudius, his brother, now KING of Denmark KING Male
Gertrude, QUEEN of Denmark, widow of the late King and now wife of his brother Claudius QUEEN Female
HAMLET, son of the late King Hamlet and of Gertrude [Prince of Denmark] HAMLET Male
POLONIUS, counsellor to the King POLONIUS Male
LAERTES, son of Polonius LAERTES Male
OPHELIA, daughter of Polonius OPHELIA Female
REYNALDO, servant of Polonius REYNALDO Male
HORATIO, friend of Prince Hamlet HORATIO Male
HORATIO, friend of Prince Hamlet HORATIO and MARCELLUS Male
VOLTEMAND [Valtemand] VOLTEMAND Male
VOLTEMAND [Valtemand] VOLTEMAND and CORNELIUS Male
CORNELIUS VOLTEMAND and CORNELIUS Male
ROSENCRANTZ ROSENCRANTZ Male
ROSENCRANTZ ROSENCRANTZ and GUILDENSTERN Male
GUILDENSTERN GUILDENSTERN Male
GUILDENSTERN ROSENCRANTZ and GUILDENSTERN Male
OSRICK [Osric] OSRICK Male
A LORD LORD Male
GENTLEMEN GENTLEMEN Male
FRANCISCO FRANCISCO Male
BARNARDO BARNARDO Male
MARCELLUS MARCELLUS Male
MARCELLUS HORATIO and MARCELLUS Male
MARCELLUS MARCELLUS and BARNARDO Male
A SAILOR SAILOR Male
FIRST CLOWN, a gravedigger FIRST CLOWN Male
SECOND CLOWN, a gravedigger, his companion SECOND CLOWN Male
A PRIEST PRIEST Male
FORTINBRAS, Prince of Norway [Young Fortinbras] FORTINBRAS Male
A CAPTAIN, A Norwegian CAPTAIN Male
FIRST PLAYER, who leads the troupe and takes the part of a king [Player King] FIRST PLAYER Male
SECOND PLAYER, who takes the part of a queen [Player Queen] SECOND PLAYER Male
THIRD PLAYER, who takes the part of Lucianus, nephew of the king THIRD PLAYER Male
FOURTH PLAYER, who speaks a Prologue FOURTH PLAYER Male
HORATIO, friend of Prince Hamlet ALL Male
BARNARDO ALL Male
MARCELLUS ALL Male
GENTLEMAN GENTLEMAN Male
A Messenger MESSENGER Male
Followers of Laertes HIS FOLLOWERS Male
UNISON members of the court VOICES Male
UNISON members of the court ALL LORDS
English AMBASSADORS AMBASSADOR Male

 
   
Character Circles