Bird on a Tree Branch
- Vivian Smiley42,,WhiteFemaleHousewife, ex-Mennonite. White, forty-two years old, and one scene at the age of eighteen. Can be doubled, or cast as two separate roles.
- Hannah Jackson48,,African American / BlackFemaleJunior college instructor. Black, forty-eight years old.
- Doug Smiley42,,WhiteMaleVivian's husband. Sells insurance, likes to talk.
- Al Smiley, Jr.19,,WhiteMaleDoug's deceased older brother, at the age of nineteen. Always wears his high school letter jacket. Can be played by the actor playing Doug, or as a separate role.
- Announcer/NewsmanMaleVoice-over of radio announcer or newsman, to sound like a radio announcer from the era.
- ,Reading,Valdez Theatre Conference2019