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Dan Cody's Yacht

Full Length, Drama
3 men, 5 women
Total Cast: 8, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-3928-4


MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: In a small Boston suburb, a schoolteacher is struggling to get by when the wealthy father of one of her students surprises her with a financial proposal that could change her daughter’s life. Suddenly, their worlds collide in ways that open up the question: What truly separates the haves and the have-nots? Is it wrong to seize an incredible chance, even if the circumstances seem questionable? Loosely inspired by a passage from The Great Gatsby, DAN CODY’S YACHT probes the troubling relationship between finance and educational opportunity in America.
“…the playwright [has an] undeniably witty gift for writing zesty dialogue.” —The Hollywood Reporter.

“…[a] biting and discomforting social commentary…[an] observant, darkly comic piece…” —BroadwayWorld.

“…a match of wits…Giardina provides interesting characters, an interesting thesis, and always entertaining dialogue.” —New York Stage Review.