Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals

These lists are comprised of some of the most recognizable names from fictional stage plays and musicals. If shown, the year indicates when the play was first published.
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NameYearPlayOther Names
Ado Annie Carnes1930; 1943Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!
Alexandra Giddens1939The Little Foxes(Zan, Zannie)
Algernon Moncrieff1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Amalia Balash1963She Loves Me
Amaryllis1957The Music Man
Sir Anthony Absolute1775The Rivals
Antonio1596The Merchant of Venice
Arielc. 1610The Tempest
Arpad Laszlo1963She Loves Me
Beatricec. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
Benedickc. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
Benvolio1595Romeo and Juliet
Billy Bigelow1945Carousel
Blanche DuBois1947A Streetcar Named Desire
Bob Acres1775The Rivals
Carrie Pipperidge1945Carousel
Cecily Cardew1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Charlie Dalrymple1947Brigadoon
Claudioc. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
King Claudiusc. 1599Hamlet
Cordeliac. 1605King Lear
Cosette Fauchelevant1980Les Misérables(Euphrasie)
Curly McClain; Curly McLain1930; 1943Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!
Demetrius1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Desdemonac. 1603Othello
Edmundc. 1605King Lear
Eliza Doolittle1912; 1956Pygmalion; My Fair Lady
Emily Webb1938Our Town
Enoch Snow1945Carousel
Éponine Thénardier1980Les Misérables
Erik1986The Phantom of the Opera
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn1957The Music Man
Fantine1980Les Misérables
Fiona MacLaren1947Brigadoon
Freddy Eynsford-Hill1912; 1956Pygmalion; My Fair Lady
Georg Nowack1963She Loves Me
Queen Gertrudec. 1599Hamlet
Don Juan; Don Giovanni1630; 1665; 1787El burlador de Sevilla y convidado de piedra; Dom Juan ou le Festin de pierre; Don Giovanni; Don Giovanni Tenorio(Juan)
Gonerilc. 1605King Lear(Gonerill, Gonoril)
Gwendolen Fairfax1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Prince Hamletc. 1599Hamlet
Harold Hill1957The Music Man
Helena1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Henry Higgins1912; 1956Pygmalion; My Fair Lady
Hermia1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Heroc. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
Ilona Ritter1963She Loves Me
Captain Jack Absolute1775The Rivals
Inspector Javert1980Les Misérables
Jean MacLaren1947Brigadoon(Jeannie)
Jean Valjean1980Les Misérables(Ultime)
Jeff Douglas1947Brigadoon
John Worthing1895The Importance of Being Earnest(Ernest, Jack)
Julia Melville1775The Rivals
Julie Jordan1945Carousel
Juliet1595Romeo and Juliet
Katherina Minolac. 1590Taming of the Shrew(Kate, Katherine)
Ladislav Sipos1963She Loves Me
Friar Laurence1595Romeo and Juliet
Laurey Williams1930; 1943Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!
King Learc. 1605King Lear
Louise Bigelow1945Carousel
Sir Lucius O'Trigger1775The Rivals
Lydia Languish1775The Rivals
Lysander1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Lady Macbeth1606Macbeth
Marcellus Washburn1957The Music Man
Marian Paroo1957The Music Man
Marius Pontmercy1980Les Misérables
Maxim de Winter2006Rebecca(Maximilian)
Meg Brockie1947Brigadoon
Mercutio1595Romeo and Juliet
Mirandac. 1610The Tempest
Nettie Fowler1945Carousel
Oberon1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Olivia1601Twelfth Night
Opheliac. 1599Hamlet
Duke Orsino1601Twelfth Night
Othelloc. 1603Othello
Pert Barlow1903Checkers
Peter Pan1904Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
Petruchioc. 1590Taming of the Shrew(Petruccio)
Poloniusc. 1599Hamlet
Portia1596The Merchant of Venice
Prosperoc. 1610The Tempest
Reganc. 1605King Lear
Romeo1595Romeo and Juliet
Sebastian1601Twelfth Night
Shylock1596The Merchant of Venice
Stanley Kowalski1947A Streetcar Named Desire
Stella Kowalski1947A Streetcar Named Desire
Stephen Kodaly1963She Loves Me
Titania1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Titus Andronicusc. 1591Titus Andronicus
Tommy Albright1947Brigadoon
Tommy Djilas1957The Music Man
Tybalt1595Romeo and Juliet
Viola1601Twelfth Night
Wendy Darling1904Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
Winthrop Paroo1957The Music Man
Zaneeta Shinn1957The Music Man