The Way of the World/Dramatis Personæ

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DRAMATIS PERSONAE.


MEN.[edit]

  • FAINALL, in love with Mrs. Marwood,—Mr. Betterton.
  • MIRABELL, in love with Mrs. Millamant,—Mr. Verbruggen.
  • WITWOUD, follower of Mrs. Millamant,—Mr. Bowen.
  • PETULANT, follower of Mrs. Millamant,—Mr. Bowman.
  • SIR WILFULL WITWOUD, half brother to Witwoud, and nephew to Lady Wishfort,—Mr. Underhill.
  • WAITWELL, servant to Mirabell,—Mr. Bright.


WOMEN.[edit]

  • LADY WISHFORT, enemy to Mirabell, for having falsely pretended love to her,—Mrs. Leigh.
  • MRS. MILLAMANT, a fine lady, niece to Lady Wishfort, and loves Mirabell,—Mrs. Bracegirdle.
  • MRS. MARWOOD, friend to Mr. Fainall, and likes Mirabell,—Mrs. Barry.
  • MRS. FAINALL, daughter to Lady Wishfort, and wife to Fainall, formerly friend to Mirabell,—Mrs. Bowman.
  • FOIBLE, woman to Lady Wishfort,—Mrs. Willis.
  • MINCING, woman to Mrs. Millamant,—Mrs. Prince.


  • DANCERS, FOOTMEN, ATTENDANTS.


SCENE: London.
The time equal to that of the presentation.