Author: Eugene O’Neill
Brief Summary: A gentleman, a dancer, and a sailor are shipwrecked on a raft with no water or food. They all start to go insane.
Type of Play: Short play, small cast
Cast size: 1W, 2M
Number of Acts: 1
Pages: Approx. 20
Target Audience: College, Adult
Rights & Licensing: Public Domain
- THE GENTLEMAN—40s to 60s, male. Formerly a first class passenger.
- THE DANCER—20s to 30s, female. Beautiful and glamorous before dehydration and starvation while lost at sea. Accustomed to being desired.
- THE WEST INDIAN MULATTO SAILOR—20s to 30s, male. A sailor. Casting note: strong singing voice would be a plus.
Monologues from this play: