VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
Set in the present, a lovely farm house in Bucks County.
Vanya – 50s, living in Bucks County. Resigned to his life, more or less, at least compared to Sonia.
Sonia – His adopted sister, early 50s, living with him in Bucks County. Discontent, upset, regretful.
Masha – His sister, 50s, glamorous and successful actress who goes gallivanting around the world.
Spike – An aspiring actor, 29 or younger, sexy, self-absorbed, Masha’s new companion.
Nina – Lovely, sincere would be actress, early 20s, visiting her aunt and uncle next door. Starstruck and energetic.
Cassandra – Cleaning lady and soothsayer, any age, any race. In the original production, she was played by an African American actress in her late 20s.