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Dear Mrs. Martin - Short Play, Comedy

Dear Mrs. Martin

Kate Aspengren

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Short Play, Comedy

2f

ISBN: 9780573601446

Barbara Martin is surprised when her new cleaning woman, Gloria, begins writing her personal notes and stories about her son or about her trips to her psychic and her belief in an afterlife. Barbara gets caught up in the letter writing and a warm friendship develops between these two women from diff…

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Settings Of Play - The present. Autumn. The living room of a large older home.

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Barbara Martin is surprised when her new cleaning woman, Gloria, begins writing her personal notes and stories about her son or about her trips to her psychic and her belief in an afterlife. Barbara gets caught up in the letter writing and a warm friendship develops between these two women from different social and economic spheres. When Barbara's husband dies unexpectedly, it is Gloria who is able to provide support and understanding. Told through Barbara's and Gloria's letters, Dear Mrs. Martin is a play about friendship, family, grief and hope.
DEAR MRS. MARTIN was first presented at the Iowa Playwrights Festival at the University of Iowa on May 2, 1991. It was directed by Rebecca Gilman.
Characters

CASTING

2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

GLORIA - a woman in her mid-forties.
BARBARA - a woman in her early-to-middle forties.
HILARY - Barbara's best friend; a voice on the telephone.
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Kate Aspengren

Kate Aspengren

Kate Aspengren's plays have been produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville, the New American Comedy Festival, Six Figures Theatre Company (NY) and 3Graces (NY). A graduate of the Iowa Playwrights Workshop, Kate teaches playwriting at Coe College and teaches annually in the Iowa Summer Writing Festival. She has been honored by induction into the Northside Literary Walk in Iowa City, a UNESCO City of ... view full profile

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