Shakespeare was a master character creator, and he invented and brought to life hundreds of Shakespeare characters in his many plays. This site section is a work in progress, as we work to build out in-depth character studies for all of Shakespeare’s major characters. Want a run-down of Shakespeare’s characters in one of his play? Click on the play below to find the full list of characters Shakespeare created and brought to life in each of his plays.
Shakespeare’s Top Characters
Interested in a deeper look at Shakespeare’s characters? If so have a read of Shakespeare’s top villains, or Shakespeare’s most powerful women, or look at our indepth character studies below of Shakespeare’s most searched for characters:
Discover Shakespeare Characters By Play:
Characters in All’s Well That Ends Well.
Charaters in Antony and Cleopatra
Characters in The Comedy Of Errors
Characters in Love’s Labour’s Lost
Characters in Measure for Measure
Characters in The Merchant of Venice
Characters in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Characters in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Characters in Much Ado About Nothing
Characters in Romeo and Juliet
Characters in The Taming of the Shrew
Characters in Titus Andronicus
Characters in Triolus and Cressida
Characters in The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Characters in The Two Noble Kinsmen
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Hi, I’m studying Melodrama in my Drama lesson and I would like to know, is there a Shakespeare play were ALL the actors are male?
Back then, women weren’t allowed to act so men/young boys who didn’t hit puberty yet often played lady leads. That means Juliet was played by a man.
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It is said that Shakespeare finally “understood” tragedy once his only son died at the age of 11. This left him heartbroken and therefore he knew how to create a tragic play.
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