Lily Bart: mixed/ethnically ambiguous woman of color. Born into great privilege and social standing but not great wealth. Plays by the rules but feels bad about it.
Lauren Selden: mixed/ethnically ambiguous woman of color. Seems trustworthy until it’s time to deliver; in other words, a lawyer.
Gigi Trenor: white. Wealthy. Loves to talk about how liberal she is. Married to Julie.
Julie Trenor: white. Wealthy. A Poor Little Super Rich Girl. Used to date Lauren Selden.
Sam Rosedale: white, Jewish. Wealthy. Means well but often errs.
Edie Farrish: Woman of color. Working class. The play's narrator. Charismatic, pragmatic, a bit of an edge and a lot of heart.
All characters are queer women. All characters but Edie Farrish are in their late twenties to mid thirties. Edie can be any adult age.