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Coming Through the Rye - Short Play, Drama

Coming Through the Rye

William Saroyan

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Short Play, Drama

3m, 2f, 5boy(s), 2girl(s), 1m or f

ISBN: MS00000000549

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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$19.95
: Spiral-Bound Manuscript

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Description

Short Play

Drama

Experimental

30 minutes

Settings Of Play - A large room. This room is one of many. It is The American Room, and is so marked. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

A group of people wait in a room, anticipating the moment they will be born. In this room their differing races, beliefs, and creeds do not matter; but they know once they begin their lives on Earth, all that will change.
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CASTING

3m, 2f, 5boy(s), 2girl(s), 1m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Flexible casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras

THE VOICE
BUTCH - A boy of 9
MR. CARROLL - A man of 70
STEVE - About 27; Sober, serious, but a drunkard
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ROOSEVELT - Age 3, African American
ALICE - Age 5, Caucasian
LARRY - Age 7, Caucasian
PEDRO GONZALEZ - Age 8, Mexican
JOHNNY GILLANTI - Age 9, Italian
HENRIETTA - Age 13, Caucasian
RALPH HASTINGS - A decent sort of fellow
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