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Silk Shirt, The - Short Play, Drama

Silk Shirt, The

Tim Kelly

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Short Play, Drama

1m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573624711

An unemployed young actor and his wife live with his semi invalid mother and shy older sister until something turns up. Their life style conflicts with the mother's. The climax occurs when the wife returns with an expensive silk shirt for a good friend, now blind. The mother's outraged at the wife's…

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Description

Short Play

Drama

40 minutes

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - Apartment of Mrs. Osborne, New York City. The present. Late afternoon.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre

An unemployed young actor and his wife live with his semi invalid mother and shy older sister until something turns up. Their life style conflicts with the mother's. The climax occurs when the wife returns with an expensive silk shirt for a good friend, now blind. The mother's outraged at the wife's extravagance and conflict's renewed until the sister - understanding human motives - asserts herself.
Characters

CASTING

1m, 3f

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

DONALD- A young actor currently "at liberty." Serious and hard-working.
ANGIE- His sister, older by a few years. Shy and withdrawn, seemingly dominated bytheir mother.
MRS.OSBORNE- Their mother, a semi-invalid. Selfish and opinionated.
SALOME- Donald's wife, an actress, attractive and effervescent-and a thorn in the side of Mrs. Osborne.

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Tim Kelly

Tim Kelly

Kelly was born in Saugus, Massachusetts on October 2, 1932. He graduated from Emerson College with a bachelor's degree and received a masters degree in play-writing from Yale University. His first stage play was Widow's Walk, published in the 1960s. At the same time, three of his plays opened: A Darker Flower at New York's Pocket Theatre, The Trunk and All That Jazz at Boston's Image Theatre, and ... view full profile

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