A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: William Shakespeare

Character List


Puck - Also known as Robin Goodfellow, Puck is Oberon’s jester, a mischievous fairy who delights in playing pranks on mortals.

Oberon - The king of the fairies, Oberon is initially at odds with his wife, Titania, because she refuses to relinquish control of a young Indian prince whom he wants for a knight.

Titania - The beautiful queen of the fairies, Titania resists the attempts of her husband, Oberon, to make a knight of the young Indian prince that she has been given.


Lysander - A young man of Athens, in love with Hermia.

Demetrius - A young man of Athens, initially in love with Hermia.

Hermia - Egeus’s daughter, a young woman of Athens. Hermia is in love with Lysander and is a childhood friend of Helena.

Helena - A young woman of Athens, in love with Demetrius.