ABBIE MAYO - a woman in her 60s, gentle, frail, with soft white hair, a vagueness of thought and action. Down East accent.
SALEM MAYO - a little older and more strongly built than Abbie, the firm one of the family.
DULLIE PEABODY - the hired girl, a gawky Yankee of about 19. Clumsy in manner.
STAR MAYO - a tall, slender, lovely girl of 21. Intelligent, quick-thinking, practical.
PATSY CASEY - her boon companion, is the same age or younger; direct contrast of Star in appearance, short, pudgy, unstylish but good-natured and wise-cracking.
MEG CROSBY - an ancient old crone with stringy grey hair and a cracked voice.
DANIEL - an extra part, without lines, and may be played by a woman - possibly the stage manager. (Should not be listed in the program.)