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Wedding Belles - Full Length Play, Comedy

Wedding Belles

Alan Bailey, Ronnie Claire Edwards

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Full Length Play, Comedy

5f

ISBN: 9780573696183

"Delightful!...Funny and folksy…The ladies light up the stage!" - The Dallas Morning News

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Period

90 minutes

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Settings Of Play - The veranda and back garden of a large white house in Eufala Springs, an East Texas county seat with a population of three thousand. June, 1942.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Exterior Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre

Four garden-club ladies meet a young girl who has come to their little Texas town to marry an infantryman before he ships off for World War II. The women impulsively decide to throw the girl an elaborate wedding, and their lives and friendships are thrown into turmoil as they race to accomplish the nuptials in one frenzied afternoon.
"Delightful!...Funny and folksy…The ladies light up the stage!" - The Dallas Morning News
Wedding Belles was given its premiere in October, 2008 by One Thirty Productions, in association with the City of Dallas's Office of Cultural Affairs and the Bath House Cultural Center.
Characters

CASTING

5f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female, Parts for Senior Actors

CASTING NOTES

5 large women's roles, including 4 women in their 60s and a girl of 18.

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

LAURA LEE MCINERY - 60
BOBRITA TOLLIVER - 60
VIOLET MONTGOMERY - 60
CLENDINE SLOCUMB - 60
IMA JEAN TATUM - 18
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author(s)
Alan Bailey

Alan Bailey

Alan Bailey co-authored one of the country’s most frequently produced musicals, Smoke on the Mountain, which ran more than five hundred performances at the Lamb's Theatre in New York, garnering award nominations from the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. It was named one of the ten best plays of the year by Time magazine, The New York Times, ... view full profile

Ronnie Claire  Edwards

Ronnie Claire Edwards

Ronnie Claire Edwards is an accomplished actress, author and playwright. She is perhaps best known for her portrayal of the unforgettable Corabeth Godsey in The Waltons which ran for ten years on television. She was also a regular and guest on a number of television series and had a recurring role on Designing Women. Her film credits include All the Way Home, Nobody's Fool, The 34th Star, Perfect, ... view full profile

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