Full Length Play
120 minutes (2 hours)
Time Period - 1990s, 1980s
Settings Of Play - New York, California, and Masachusetts. 1980 - 1990
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
In show business, it's all about who you know. Or is it? Andy Lipman, a smart, ambitious kid from Long Island dreams of a career on Broadway and hopes that his idol, theater legend Martin Kerner, can give it to him. Will Kerner open Andy's door to success, or will their complicated relationship force him to question a life in the theater?
"A terrific ensemble cast...this bittersweet valentine to the world of theater...nicely balances a light-hearted humor with moments of tension and drama. " - TheatreMania.com
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Secrets of the Trade premiered at the Black Dahlia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA in March 2008 under the direction of Matt Shakman.