Elyot Chase: Sibyl's rich and handsome new husband who was formerly married to Amanda. He has a quick and cutting wit that he wields throughout the play.

Sibyl Chase: An attractive, twenty-three year-old, first-time bride who feels very threatened by her new husband's first wife, Amanda.

Amanda Prynne: A beautiful second-time bride (she was formerly married to Elyot, and is now married to Victor) with a fiery temper and a tendency toward impulsive behavior.

Victor Prynne: Amanda's second husband, who is a few years older than Elyot, is very pleased to describe himself as "normal."

Louise: A French maid.