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One of Bianca’s many suitors. He poses as her music tutor and hopes to win her affections, but fails. He is the one who introduces Petruchio to Katherine.
An older gentleman and Hortensio’s friend. He is another of Bianca’s suitor. He criticizes Katherine and says that any man who marries her must be a devil, for he will be married to hell.
Lucentio’s servant. He disguises himself as Lucentio at the request of his master. He is jovial person and a faithful servant.
A drunken tinker who has poor taste, but claims to associated with "Richard Conquerer".
Lucentio’s servant who shows great loyalty to his master.
Petruchio’s servant. He plays the part of the fool to add humor to the play.
Another of Petruchio’s servants.
An older fellow who is persuaded to play the part of Lucentio’s father, Vincentio.
A bored, rich nobleman. He discovers the drunken Sly outside the Alehouse and decides to play a practical joke on him to amuse himself.