Twelfth Night Character List

Orsino’s household

ORSINO, Duke of Illyria (male 25-60)

CURIO and VALENTINE, lords attending on Orsino

Lords, attendants, musicians (male/female any age)


Olivia’s household

OLIVIA, a countess (female 20-50)

SIR TOBY BELCH, kinsman of Olivia (male 25-65)

MALVOLIO, Olivia’s steward (male/female 30-70)

MARIA, waiting gentlewoman to Olivia (female 20-50)

FABIAN (male/female any age)

Feste the CLOWN, Olivia’s jester (male/female any age)

SERVANT (male/female any age)

PRIEST  (male/female any age)

Gentlemen, ladies


Other Illyrians

SIR ANDREW Aguecheek, a foolish knight courting Olivia (m20-88)

Sea CAPTAIN (male any age)


OFFICERS male/female any age)



VIOLA (later disguised as Cesario), twin sister of Sebastian (female 18-45)

SEBASTIAN, twin brother of Viola (male 18-45)

ANTONIO, a sea captain, devoted to Sebastian (male any age)

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