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Old Jake's Skirts - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Old Jake's Skirts

C. Anne Scott, Jose Cruz Gonzalez, Ric Averill

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9781583423752

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Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

Old Jake is a lonely pumpkin farmer who is down on his luck, until he and his hound dog, Shoestring, find an old trunk beside the road. They take the trunk home and soon discover that it contains calico skirts that once belonged to a young mother. With every skirt—and the imaginative ways he uses them to fill his life—color begins slowly to creep back into Jake's world. When he meets the little girl who shares the secret of these skirts, he finds hope and laughter. This tale, filled with gentle humor, is both homespun and heartwarming. Approximate running time: 50 minutes. Unit set. Music in book.
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2m, 1f

Author(s)

Jose Cruz Gonzalez

Jose Cruz Gonzalez's plays include Sunsets and Margaritas, The Heart's Desire, The Blue House, Tomas and the Library Lady, The Cloud Gatherer, Earth Songs, and September Shoes. A collection of his plays, Nine Plays by Jose Cruz Gonzalez:Magical Realism & Mature Themes in Theatre for Young Audiences, was published by the University of Texas Press in 2008.Mr. Gonzalez has written for PAZ, the ... view full profile

Ric Averill

Ric Averill has been the Artistic Director of the Seem-To-Be Players professional children's theatre company since he and his wife, Jeanne, founded the company in 1973. Mr. Averill writes plays and music for children, youth, and adults, and has degrees in both Music Composition and Playwriting.Mr. Averill has received numerous playwriting fellowships and been selected for six professional play ... view full profile

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