ANNA - Amish girl, age 14. Victim of the shooting.
CAROL STUCKEY - Widow of the gunman, age 31. English/non-Amish.
VELDA - Amish girl, age 6. Sister of Anna. Victim of the shooting.
BILL NORTH - English/non-Amish man, 50s. Scholar and professor on Amish culture, as well as friend and spokesman to several Amish families affected by the shooting.
AMERICA - Hispanic girl, age 16. Pregnant. Works in the local grocery store.
EDDIE STUCKEY - The gunman of schoolhouse shooting, age 33. English/non-Amish. Killed himself at the end of the schoolhouse attack.
SHERRY LOCAL - English, age 53. Resident of Nickel Mines, PA.
Additional/Optional Speaking Roles:
Fireman in the firehouse scene with Bill North
Aaron the Amish father
Amish Mother (Aaron’s wife)
Amish Son (Aaron’s son)
Reporters (anywhere from one to three works well)
Sherry Local’s husband Ray
It is also possible to have an Amish community, consisting of one family or several.