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Turn Back the Clock - Full Length Play, Comedy

Turn Back the Clock

Joseph Hayes, Marrijane Hayes

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 8f

ISBN: 9780573617041

The play is built around the universal truth that all generations are more or less alike after all. In a very brief prologue, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill are waiting up for their children, worried and concerned. Mr. Hill, a bank president and trustee of his church, is growing angry and harping on the …

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary

The play is built around the universal truth that all generations are more or less alike after all. In a very brief prologue, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill are waiting up for their children, worried and concerned. Mr. Hill, a bank president and trustee of his church, is growing angry and harping on the so called "irresponsibilities" of his own youthful ambitions and foibles, and the clock is turned back. We meet Mr. and Mrs. Hill as high school seniors in 1928 and get a gleeful glimpse into those not so dead days in which parents and children behaved in almost exactly the same way as they behave today. It's all laughter, heart warming tenderness and surprises.

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6m, 8f

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Room for Extras

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Joseph Hayes

Joseph Hayes (August 2, 1918 – September 11, 2006) grew up writing novels and plays in his native Indianapolis, Indiana. His most successful work, The Desperate Hours, was turned into a novel, a Tony Award-winning Broadway play, and a film, which in 1956 won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. In 1962 he wrote another Broadway success, Caluclated Risk, and proceeded to pen over a ... view full profile

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