by Joseph Spalding
Full Length Play, Melodrama / 6f
In an abandoned lighthouse off the New England coast live Abbie and Salem Mayo, two spinsters. Abbie is slightly pixilated and believes her dead brother is living in the lighthouse tower. Salem encourages her delusions. To this queer household comes Star Mayo and her friend, Pat Casey...
ReviewsThe living quarters of an abandoned lighthouse on Spider Island, off the coast of Main. The present.
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, 1940s / WWII
- Duration: 105 Minutes
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
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.)