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.
NameYearPlayOther Names
Sir Anthony Absolute1775The Rivals
Captain Jack Absolute1775The Rivals(Beverley)
Bob Acres1775The Rivals
Tommy Albright1947Brigadoon
Alma1910Alma, Where Do You Live?
Amaryllis1957The Music Man
Antonio1596The Merchant of Venice
Arielc. 1610The Tempest
Amalia Balash1963She Loves Me
Beatricec. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
Benedickc. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
Benvolio1595Romeo and Juliet
Bernarda Alba1945The House of Bernarda Alba
Billy Bigelow1945Carousel
Louise Bigelow1945Carousel
Meg Brockie1947Brigadoon
Molly Brown1960The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Cecily Cardew1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Ado Annie Carnes1930; 1943Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!
Claudioc. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
King Claudiusc. 1599Hamlet
Cordeliac. 1605King Lear
Elsie Crofton1923A Dangerous Maid
Charlie Dalrymple1947Brigadoon
Juan Darién1988Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass
Wendy Darling1904Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
Saucy Jack De 'Ath1995Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens
Demetrius1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Desdemonac. 1603Othello
Maxim de Winter2006Rebecca
Tommy Djilas1957The Music Man
Eliza Doolittle1912; 1956Pygmalion; My Fair Lady
Jeff Douglas1947Brigadoon
Blanche DuBois1947A Streetcar Named Desire
Edmundc. 1605King Lear
Erik1986The Phantom of the Opera
Joey Evans1940Pal Joey
Freddy Eynsford-Hill1912; 1956Pygmalion; My Fair Lady
Sabrina Fairchild1953Sabrina Fair
Gwendolen Fairfax1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Fantine1980Les Misérables
Cosette Fauchelevant1980Les Misérables
Figaro1775; 1786The Barber of Seville; The Marriage of Figaro
Billy Fisher1974Billy
Nettie Fowler1945Carousel
Queen Gertrudec. 1599Hamlet
Alexandra Giddens1939The Little Foxes
Don Juan; Don Giovanni1665; 1787Dom Juan; Don Giovanni
Gonerilc. 1605King Lear
Charlie Hadwell1965Charlie Girl
Prince Hamletc. 1599Hamlet
Helena1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hermia1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Heroc. 1598Much Ado About Nothing
Henry Higgins1912; 1956Pygmalion; My Fair Lady
Harold Hill1957The Music Man
Inspector Javert1980Les Misérables
Johnny Johnson1936Johnny Johnson
Carmen Jones1943Carmen Jones
Johnny Jones1904Little Johnny Jones
Julie Jordan1945Carousel
Juliet1595Romeo and Juliet(Capulet)
Violet Karl1997Violet
Kay1926Oh, Kay!
Hop Kelly1965Kelly
Eddie Kettle1915Very Good Eddie
Stephen Kodaly1963She Loves Me
Stanley Kowalski1947A Streetcar Named Desire
Stella Kowalski1947A Streetcar Named Desire
Cindy Kreller1964Cindy
Kristina1995Kristina från Duvemåla
Irma La Douce1956Irma La Douce
Rose-Marie La Flemme1924Rose-Marie
Lydia Languish1775The Rivals
Arpad Laszlo1963She Loves Me
Friar Laurence1595Romeo and Juliet
King Learc. 1605King Lear
Dolly Gallagher Levi1938; 1964The Merchant of Yonkers; Hello, Dolly!
Willy Loman1949Death of a Salesman
Louie1988Captain Louie
Eilert Lövborg1891Hedda Gabler
Lysander1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Lady Macbeth1606Macbeth
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn1957The Music Man
Fiona MacLaren1947Brigadoon
Jean MacLaren1947Brigadoon
Hattie Maloney1940Panama Hattie
Adonis Marble1884Adonis
Maria1956West Side Story
Marie Christine1999Marie Christine
Maritza1924Countess Maritza
Curly McClain; Curly McLain1930; 1943Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!(McLain)
Finian McLonergan1947Finian's Rainbow
Jamie McRuin1952Three Wishes for Jamie
Julia Melville1775The Rivals
Mercutio1595Romeo and Juliet
Katherina Minolac. 1590Taming of the Shrew
Mirandac. 1610The Tempest
Algernon Moncrieff1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Eileen Mulvaney1917Eileen
Georg Nowack1963She Loves Me
Oberon1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Irene O'Dare1919Irene
Olivia1601Twelfth Night
Opheliac. 1599Hamlet
Duke Orsino1601Twelfth Night
Othelloc. 1603Othello
Sir Lucius O'Trigger1775The Rivals
Peter Pan1904Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
Marian Paroo1957The Music Man
Winthrop Paroo1957The Music Man
Peter1998Shockheaded Peter
Petruchioc. 1590Taming of the Shrew
Carrie Pipperidge1945Carousel
Poloniusc. 1599Hamlet
Marius Pontmercy1980Les Misérables
Portia1596The Merchant of Venice
Mary Potts1959Little Mary Sunshine
Prosperoc. 1610The Tempest
Johnny Pye1993Johnny Pye and the Fool-Killer
Reganc. 1605King Lear
Ilona Ritter1963She Loves Me
Hedwig Robinson1998Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Romeo1595Romeo and Juliet(Montague)
Princess Rosalie1928Rosalie
Sebastian1601Twelfth Night
Zaneeta Shinn1957The Music Man
Shylock1596The Merchant of Venice
Ladislav Sipos1963She Loves Me
Enoch Snow1945Carousel
Edwina Spoonapple2008Dear Edwina
Charlotte Sweet1982Charlotte Sweet
Éponine Thénardier1980Les Misérables
Titania1595A Midsummer Night's Dream
Titus Andronicusc. 1591Titus Andronicus
Tybalt1595Romeo and Juliet
Jean Valjean1980Les Misérables(Fauchelevent)
Giovanni Venturi1962Bravo Giovanni
Viola1601Twelfth Night
Annie Warbucks1977Annie
Marcellus Washburn1957The Music Man
Emily Webb1938Our Town
Laurey Williams1930; 1943Green Grow the Lilacs; Oklahoma!
John Worthing1895The Importance of Being Earnest
Charley Wykeham1892Charley's Aunt
Zanna2002Zanna, Don't!