Rita (mid 20ís to early 30ís): Beautiful, but
unaware of how beautiful she is. Lost Ė sheís looking for purpose and passion, and finds much of that in Peter. Puts on
a brave front, but underneath is very afraid of life and the future.
Old Man (late 50ís and up): Grizzled, weary with a faded,
biting humor underneath. This gentleman is in the beginning stages of Alzheimerís and has only a few months left to live.
He is fascinated by Rita Ė her beauty, youth and openness.
Dr. Boyle (mid 50ís to mid 60ís): Also plays Party Guest. Devoted
to his family, was once very close with Rita, but knows heís now a bit disconnected from her. He is fiercely protective of her.
Mrs. Boyle (mid 50ís to mid 60ís): Also plays Party Guest. Gets a huge kick out of her husband, but is envious of the bond between
Rita and her father.
Leah (mid 30ís to early 40ís): Also plays Party Guest, Aunt Dorothy. The Old Manís daughter.
Taylor (late 20ís to early 30ís): Peterís best friend. Wisecracks a lot, fancies himself a
ladiesí man. The constant self-deprecation belies a great deal of insecurity.
Tom (late 30ís to late 40ís): Also plays
Uncle Fred and Partyguest. Bartender at Ritaís job. Protective of Rita.
Minister (mid 30ís to mid 40ís): Also plays
Leahís husband, Party Guest and Waiter. Straight-laced, but jovial.