Author: Eugene O’Neill
Brief Summary: A poet, a businessman, and a mother whose child has died are on a lifeboat. Another ship comes to rescue them.
Type of Play: Short play, small cast, child in cast
Cast size: 1W, 5M+
Number of Acts: 1
Pages: Approx. 16
Target Audience: College, Adult
Rights & Licensing: Public Domain
A POET—20s to 40s, male. Has a lot of empathy. A thinker.
A BUSINESS MAN—40s, male. Opinionated, patriotic.
A DEAD CHILD—4, male. Died of consumption. Looks to be sleeping on the boat. Non-speaking.
A POLISH PEASANT WOMAN—20s to 30s, female. Fearful. Loves her child. Non-speaking.
THE THIRD OFFICER OF A STEAMER—20s to 30s, male.
SAILORS FROM THE STEAMER
Monologues from this play:
- The Officer: Dramatic Monologue for Men (20s, 30s) from “Fog” by Eugene O’Neill
- The Poet: Dramatic Monologue for Men (20s, 30s, 40s) from “Fog” by Eugene O’Neill
- The Business Man: Dramatic Monologue for Men (40s) from “Fog” by Eugene O’Neill