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PlayFinder Results: 1–8 of 8 plays
Comedy/Drama
Full Length
2 men, 6 women (8 total)
LIVING OUT tells the story of the complicated relationship between a Salvadoran nanny and the Anglo lawyer she works for. Both women are smart, hard-working mothers. Both want better lives for their children. The play explores what is the shared humanity between them…and what are the differences wrought by race, class and Ana's illegal status. Through Ana, we understand what it means to leave a child in another country to come here, and the potential cost of sacrificing one's o...
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Short Play
One Act
2 men, 1 woman (3 total)
Visiting his young fiancée, who is acting in a summer stock company, Chuck Janola, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, and now a prosperous businessman, picnics with her in a rural park, overlooking the confluence of three Pennsylvania rivers. When the girl goes off to a rehearsal Chuck stays behind, both to contemplate the view and because he knows that the park is also the favorite haunt of Earl Douchette, a former baseball star and Hall of Famer, now living out his final years in a...
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Two Plays in One Volume
One Acts
CONFLUENCE. Visiting his young fiancée, who is acting in a summer stock company, Chuck Janola, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, and now a prosperous businessman, picnics with her in a rural park, overlooking the confluence of three Pennsylvania rivers. When the girl goes off to a rehearsal Chuck stays behind, both to contemplate the view and because he knows that the park is also the favorite haunt of Earl Douchette, a former baseball star and Hall of Famer, now living out his fi...
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Comedy/Drama
Full Length
2 men, 4 women (6 total)
The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the st...
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Drama
Full Length
1 man, 1 woman (2 total)
As the Long Island Press comments: "Playwright Lewis John Carlino has drawn a gripping and completely fascinating portrait of a man and woman, trapped in an unreal and yet hauntingly real world, both at the same time. They are actors, caught up in their hate-love game, standing on a rehearsal stage living out their fears, and their fantasies with almost uncontrollable vengeance. Desperation demands they play on. Carlino calls them simply "The Actor" and "The Actress." They appe...
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Drama
Full Length
7 men, 4 women, 4 animals which may be played by men or women (11 total)
As described by Atkinson is: "the story of mankind living out its destiny under the benevolent eye of God. There were giants on the earth in those days of the Deluge. In spirit Noah was the greatest. It is Mr. Odets' mood not to put him on a pedestal but to characterize him as the worried head of a family of ordinary individuals—a peevish though loving hero who feels himself close to God…the story of how Noah persuades his skeptical family that God has given all of them a missi...
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Dark Comedy
Full Length
3 men, 5 women (doubling) (8 total)
At the turn of the 16th century, Christopher Columbus has just returned from the New World with gold in his pockets and blood on his hands. Maxima Terriblé Segunda, the brilliant adopted sister of dying Her Royal Highness Queen Isabella, is living out her life locked away in a tower…until it is decided that the future of the country is in her nerdy, reclusive hands. In a bitingly funny and madcap take on Spanish history and colonialism, Maxima weaves her way through mountains o...
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Comedy
Full Length
2 men, 2 women (4 total)
Lydia Frazier, a widow in her seventies and a pillar of her church, is living out her life with quiet dignity in her modest Philadelphia home. Her circumstances change, however, when, for reasons of loneliness (and a little extra income), she decides to take in a boarder. Her roomer turns out to be the charming, and apparently unscrupulous, Mahlon, who loses no time in working his wiles on his trusting, vulnerable landlady, despite the cautious warnings of her well-meaning, sus...
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