loading

1-866-598-8449

Customer Service available Mon - Fri 9am to 9pm EST Sat & Sun 1pm to 8pm EST

Beach, The - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Beach, The

Anthony Giardina

Customer Rating: starstarstarstarstar (Rate this!)

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

3m, 3f, 2boy(s) or girl(s)

ISBN: 9780573692307

Three couples in their thirties have for years shared beach houses and summer vacations along the New England coast. This year, Ben's wife has left him and the vacationing group is joined by Sara's widowed sister Elaine. The specter of divorce causes each remaining couple to examine their marriage. …

More Information Below:

Description | Characters | Author | Reviews
$8.95
: Acting Edition
$17.95
: Large Print
$19.95
: Stage Manager

Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Exterior Set

Three couples in their thirties have for years shared beach houses and summer vacations along the New England coast. This year, Ben's wife has left him and the vacationing group is joined by Sara's widowed sister Elaine. The specter of divorce causes each remaining couple to examine their marriage. Sara chooses this moment to ask Tom to father the second child she has long wanted. Tom is troubled by Elaine's vitality and sexuality; she represents all he might gain if he left marriage and fatherhood behind. He does make a bold but finally unsatisfactory break from the group. Harry and Julia, whose embrace of ordinary life allows them to accept the loss of passion in their marriage, and Ben ultimately demonstrate the real potential for growth and renewal.
Characters

CASTING

3m, 3f, 2boy(s) or girl(s)

Author
Anthony Giardina

Anthony Giardina

Anthony Giardina was born in Waltham, Massachusetts and educated at Fordham University. He is the author of the novels Men with Debts (1984), A Boy's Pretensions (1988), Recent History (2001) and White Guys (2006), as well as the story collection The Country of Marriage (1998). His fifth novel, Norumbega Park, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in February 2012. His short fiction and ... view full profile

Now Playing
Loading
Producer
City
State
Opening
Closing
Reviews

You May Also Like

See all

Customers Also Bought