- WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
- JACK KEROUAC
- ALLEN GINSBERG
- LEWIS MARKER
- MURRAY, a wealthy New Yorker
- HARLAN, Murray's valet
- REYNALDO, Martine's Spanish penpal
- JOAN VOLLMER, highly intelligent, mother of two, and addicted to Benzedrine and alcohol
- MARTINE INDYKE, engaged to Murray
- MRS INDYKE, Martine's mother
There are a few fight scenes. No nudity. The lush worker illustration (see below) is simply background on Burroughs, but the scene isn't in the play.
Copy of the play (1.3 MB pdf)
The Beat Generation: A Comedy (complete play)
Hairstylist and storyboard notes
Burroughs has a short haircut.
The hairstylist will prepare the actress's hair before each show.
Notes for actor playing Burroughs:
- You can hear Burroughs's voice on numerous videos and recordings on YouTube.