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Saving Grace - Full Length Play, Comedy

Saving Grace

Jack Sharkey

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573615108

"Consistently fast moving ... [and] witty." - Baltimore News American
"A light as a feather, smooth as silk comedy with not so much as a smidgeon of smut.... Delightful." - Jeffersonian, Towson, Maryland

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Christmas/Holiday, Romantic Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - Grace's apartment in Jackson Heights, Long Island, just across the East River from Manhattan.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol

TAGS

Love

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre

This zany tale of a warmhearted girl who mistakes a telephone repairman for a burglar, tries to convert him from his life of crime, and ends up having to pretend he's her husband, dismaying her strait laced sister's evangelist fiance, had critics and audiences cheering both at the Maryland and the Chicago premier productions.

"Consistently fast moving ... [and] witty." - Baltimore News American

"A light as a feather, smooth as silk comedy with not so much as a smidgeon of smut.... Delightful." - Jeffersonian, Towson, Md.

"A light, fun night out to forget your troubles and laugh." - Inside

"Smash hit ... delightfully lighthearted play, all fun and games, perfect theatre fare." - Downers Grove Reporter

Saving Grace was first presented by Jericho Productions, under general manager and producer Joshua F. Cockey, at Limestone Valley Dinner Theatre in Cockeysville, Maryland, on May 25, 1976, . It was directed by Earle Edgerton.

Characters

CASTING

3m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

GRACE LARKIN - a private secretary
WALTER CHEPPLE - her boss
ALEX DOCKER - a telephone repairman
HARRIET LARKIN - Grace's older sister
GREGOR VANITZKY - a traveling evangelist

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey (1931-1992) was born on May 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. He began writing when he was 10 years old. He graduated from college with a BA in the Creative Writing Field of the English major. After that, he taught school for two years from 1953 to 1955. In mid-1955, Mr. Sharkey enlisted in the Army. He served at Sandia Base, New Mexico as a Special Services worker. He wrote, produced, ... view full profile

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