A fashionable widow with a vicious tongue.
her henchman, a vile intriguer.
Character Tenor (Can be doubled with Monopoly)
a deceptive liar and conniver.
his brother. A good-hearted lover of wine, women and gambling.
Sir Oliver Surface
Their uncle, a wealthy business man just returned from the East Indies after 15 years. Poses as Mr. Stanley and Mr. Premium.
Sir Peter Teazle, formerly a confirmed bachelor; recently married to Lady Teazle.
Lady Teazle, his young trophy wife with expensive tastes
High lyric soprano
Sir Peter’s ward in love with Charles. An heiress.
A flighty, eccentric gossip
Sir Benjamin Backbite,
a flamboyant gossip
His uncle, an aging fop.
An old retainer of the Surface family.
Tenor or High baritone
a money lender.
Character Tenor (Can be doubled with Snake)
a gambler. Friend of Charles.
a skirt chaser. Friend of Charles.
a drunkard. Friend of Charles.
Servant to Lady Sneerwell
Servant to Sir Peter
Servant to Joseph