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Once a Catholic - Full Length Play, Comedy

Once a Catholic

Mary O'Malley

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Full Length Play, Comedy

4m, 10f

ISBN: 9780573613593

Winner! 1978-1979 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in Playwriting

"Sharp and evocative...refreshing play that will be a source of much merriment among the devout and lapsed." - Plays and Players

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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Winner! 1978-1979 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in Playwriting

Winner! 1978-1979 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in Playwriting
This extremely funny comedy based on the author's school days in a London convent does not necessarily finish the title phrase with "always a Catholic." Rather, this play, a celebrated prize-winner and a critical success, is about the resilience of children to survive in spite of, not because of, their upbringing and indoctrination.

All the girls in Class 5A are called Mary (apart from one Maria). One, an innocent who has not yet learned the gentle art of deception, finds herself the perpetual scapegoat. The author concentrates principally on the amusing ways the girls deal with the dogma constantly pumped into them. Hilarious moments have a more serious underlying theme: how true does much of this remain today?

"Sharp and evocative...refreshing play that will be a source of much merriment among the devout and lapsed." - Plays and Players
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Alan Davis 1/22/2014 7:01 PM
So very funny; I wish that it would be performed locally.

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