BOY—A British drummer boy, of Gage’s Light Infantry, the 80th Regiment of Foot, more importantly he’s a survivor of the 1763 Seneca Massacre; although he’s still 15 years old. He has been at the bottom of the whirlpool caring for his dead comrades ever since. Male, 15/258 years old.
MAYOR—A gratuitously corrupt, pretend optimist, elected to run the city of Niagara Falls. He is corrupt and upbeat in a strangely charming way. Male, early 50’s.
WIFE—The MAYOR’s “wife.” She’s a different woman/character every time she’s on stage; although played by the same actress each time she’s seen she should be seen as a different woman. Female, late 40’s
MISTRESS—The MAYOR’s mistress and a sometimes-prostitute. She’s desperate to get out of Niagara Falls, desperate for anything better. Female, any age over 18.
CASINO OWNER—The Seneca Nation’s representative, responsible for bringing a casino to the slum of Niagara Falls. A happy nihilist, this play is his chance for revenge. Male, 30-50 years old.