Morning's at Seven
by Paul Osborn | directed by TJ Johnson
Character Descriptions Cast of Morning’s at Seven
Cora Swanson – Is married to Thor and lives with her sister Arry. She is 70 (according to the script) and is looking to make a change in her life. Once she starts a project she is diligent about completing it.
Theodore Swanson (Thor) – Is married to Cora and he is very happy with things just the way they are. He is a kind and considerate person. He is in his late 60’s early 70’s. He is always ready to help and be a peacemaker.
Aaronetta Gibbs (Arry)-Has lived with Thor and Cora for many years. She’s in her early to mid-sixties and probably the youngest of the sisters. She’s very interested in everybody else’s life and always has to be in the know. She is suspicious of everyone’s motives.
Ida Bolton – Is married to Carl and lives with him and her son Homer. She and Carl live next door to Thor and her sisters Cora and Arry. She is 66 (according to the script). She is apprehensive about Homer getting married and worried about Carl’s mental state.
Carl Bolton – Is married to Ida and lives with her and his son Homer. He is 68 (according to the script). He is unsure of his place in life and thinks he may have missed his calling. He is subject to “spells”
Homer Bolton – Is the son of Carl and Ida. He is 40 (according to the script). He is bringing his fiancé Myrtle home to meet the family for the first time and is finding it hard to break the bonds of living at home.
Ester Crampton – Is the fourth sister. She is 72 (according to the script) and lives across town from her other sisters with her husband David. She is the oldest of the sisters and the one they turn to for guidance.
David Crampton – Is married to Esther and they live across town. He is educated, very intelligent but is disapproving of Ester’s family and her relationship with them. He has strict rules which he means to keep.
Myrtle Brown – Is Homer’s fiancé. They have been dating for 7 years. She is probably in her late 30’s. She is shy but wants to make a good impression on Homer’s family. She is trying to make as few waves as possible.