Lilian Lamont (Lily): Female, early to mid 20s. Smart, daring, eager, determined and head strong. Lesbian.
Annabelle Jones (A.B. Jones): Female, early 50s. Smart, steadfast, tried and true but curious. Widowed.
Dorothy Murphy (Dot): Female, early 20s. Lily’s roommate. Artist, girlie, flirtatious, activist, tends to mother. Queer.
Bernard Badger (Bernie): Male, late 50s, Annabelle’s publisher. Quirky, powerful, loyal.
Claire Dennison: Female late 30’s. Mr. Badger’s secretary. Intelligent, consistent, brave, empowers other women.
** Lenard Ayers (Lenny): Male, early 30’s, library clerk. Genuine, friendly, eager to learn and is part of the public library movement.
** Thomas Miller (Tom): Male, early 30’s. Assistant Manager Macy’s. Insecure, charming know it all, cocky, competitive.
Gilbert Wilkinson: Male, 40-50. Famous vaudeville sketch writer. Bombastic, arrogant, falsely charming with an edge of smarminess.
**Lenny and Tom can be played by the same actor
Top picture: (L) Ellen Atwood (R) Deborah Mott
Middle pictures: (L)Derek Corriveau,
(R-Top) David Hamilton (R-Bottom) Elise Murphy Mulligan
Bottom Picture: Veronique Hurley
From (L) to (R): Ellen Atwood, Kelly DiMauro, Geoffrey Blanchette , (Top) Elise Murphy Mulligan (Bottom) Rachel Babcock, Deborah Mott