Dorante: A young, new lawyer who just arrived in Paris

Geronte: Dorante’s father

Cliton: Dorante’s servant

Clarice: A young lady of Paris

Lucrece: Clarice’s best friend

Alcippe: Clarice’s secret fiancé

Philiste: Alcippe’s friend

Isabelle: Lucrece’s vivacious servant

Sabine: Clarice’s puritanical servant