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Dan Cody's Yacht

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

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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.” —Hollywood Reporter. “…[a] biting and discomforting social commentary…[an] observant, darkly comic piece…” —BroadwayWorld.com. “…a match of wits…Giardina provides interesting characters, an interesting thesis, and always entertaining dialogue.” —NYStageReview.com.