Time Period - 1990s, 1980s
Settings Of Play -
Ann's attic. The present.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Scene work, Competition or audition material
Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre
RECOGNITION / AWARDS
Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival
AIDS has taken Steven, Ann's best friend. She relives funny, touching and important moments from their long friendship in her mind, trying to come to terms with his death and to make sure that nothing is left unsaid.
Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 22nd Series.
Because I Wanted to Say was first presented as part of the Turnip Theatre Company's 15-Minute Play Festival in New York City. The play was subsequently chosen for the 22nd Annual Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Festival at the Harold Clurman Theatre in New York. Both productions were directed by the author.