THE COCOANUT TRIO (NATE, TRIXIE, COCO): Members of the hotel staff who are essentially the back-up singers of the story.
ROBERT JAMISON (ZEPPO): The last remaining clerk and bellhop at the Cocoanuts Hotel. He is overworked, high-strung, unconfident, and bottled-up. He is an aspiring architect and is in love with Polly Potter.
POLLY POTTER: Headstrong girl who is torn between her upper class upbringing and following her heart. She loves Robert Jamison.
PENELOPE MARTIN: A cunning conwoman of the upper class.
HARVEY YATES: A member of the privileged class but secretly broke. Wants to marry Polly Potter for her money.
MRS. POTTER: Polly’s proper, privileged, and wealthy mother.
MR. HAMMER (GROUCHO): Robert Jamison’s boss. Proprietor of The Cocoanuts Hotel and Cocoanut Manor.
CHICO (WILLIE WONY DIDDYDONY): A petty thief with an Italian accent.
HARPO (SILENT RED): A mute, petty thief.
DETECTIVE HENNESSEY: A very serious, large, intimidating gentlemen trying to get to the bottom of the scheming and theft.