A Midsummer Night’s Dream Character List

Puck Also know as Robin Goodfellow, he is Oberons jester, a mischievous fairy who delights in playing pranks on mortals
Oberon The king of the fairies
Titania The beautiful queen of the fairies
Lysander A young man of Athens, in love with Hermia
Demetrius A young man of Athens, initially in love with Hermia and ultimately in love with Helena
Hermia Egeus’ daughter, a young woman of Athens, in love with Lysander and a childhood friend of Helena
Helena A young woman of Athens, in love with Demetrius
Egeus Hermia’s father, who wants Hermia to marry Demetrius
Theseus The heroic duke of Athens, engaged to Hippolyta
Hippolyta The queen of the Amazons, engaged to Theseus
Nick Bottom Overconfident weaver chosen to play Pyramus in the play. Also got his head turned into an ass
Peter Quince A carpenter who leads the play. He reads the prologue
Francis Flute The bellows-mender chosen to play Thisbe, the young girl in love
Robin Starveling The tailor who plays the part of moonshine
Tom Snout The tinker who plays the part of the wall
Snug The joiner who plays the part of the lion
Philostrate Theseus’s Master of the Revels, responsible for organizing entertainment at the marriage
Peaseblossom Fairy that begins with p
Cobweb Fairy that begins with c
Mote Fairy that rhymes with vote
Mustardseed Fairy that ends with seed