Study Guide

Fool for Love Characters

By Sam Shepard

May

May's the female lead in this play. She's in her early thirties, but boy, has she crammed a lot...

Eddie

Eddie is a guy in his late thirties who apparently works as a rodeo cowboy. According to the...

The Old Man

The Old Man starts out being kind of anonymous, hence the fact that he doesn't get an actual...

Martin

Martin is May's date, and boy does he walk into a hornet's nest when he shows up to fetch her. We...

The Countess

She never appears onstage or speaks any lines, but she's definitely a presence. She shows up...