Sally Truman: FEMALE, LATE 20S - EARLY 30S. Married to Sam. Recently inherited a beach house in a gay section of Fire Island from here late brother who passed away from AIDS. A kind, artistically inclined, still and sensitive soul; but the waters run deep. Honest, but with secrets of her own. Sally has a huge heart, and a good sense go humor, but is still grieving the ,loss of her brother and trying to find meaning in his death and in her own complicated life and loves.
Sam Truman: Male late 20s - early 30s. Married to Sally. Identifies himself as a humble Trenton, New Jersey homeowner, the alpha male taking strong care of his family, but under his sometimes gruff and overbearing veneer, he harbors deep insecurities. Often unable to to perform small tasks like tying a bowtie, Sam can become aggressive and confrontational to mask his vulnerability.
Chloe: Female Female Late 20s - early 30s. Sam's sister. An endearingly high-strung, oftentimes silly chatterbox; queen of the local community musical theatre. Seemingly in her own eccentric little world, Chloe actually misses nothing, and uses her incessant talking and frequent bursts into doing and dance to deflect/skim the surface of her pain.
John: Male, early 30s -40s. Chloes handsome, patrician, somewhat standoffish, domineering but charming-when-he-wants-to-be husband. he has had an affair with Sally from which he is still recovering. he has an acerbic wit, which he mostly unleashes on Chloe. He is suffering silently from his own life-threatening disease.