Full Length Play
Time Period - Contemporary
Settings Of Play - A therapist's office, a park, a bar.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Alcohol, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Jerry, an awkward but well-meaning shrink, is losing control of a group therapy session. Angry, bitter Harold baits highly-strung Mandy until she beats him with her Mabel doll. Shy tree surgeon Victor befriends lonely, pregnant Jane. Secrets are revealed when the members meet for drinks after a session in this comic exploration of modern day angst.
"Delightful...[with] clipped phrases and shapely scenes." - Los Angeles Times
Away From Me was first presented by the Padua Hillas Playwright's Festival at Woodbury University and Burbank, California, in July 1994. It was directed by the Author.