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Parents' Evening - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Parents' Evening

Bathsheba Doran

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573799808

A painfully witty, perceptive exploration of the landlines of parenting in modern marriage.

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Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A bed.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

It’s dusk. Mother and father are in their bedroom, dressing in preparation for Parents’ Evening at their only daughter’s primary school. During this rare opportunity to check in, the couple embarks on a volatile, passionate and surprising confrontation that challenges every one of their life choices. The play is a painfully witty, perceptive exploration of the landlines of parenting in modern marriage.


REVIEWS 

“A compelling and absorbing new dramedy!” - TheatreMania, Read More

“Sharp writing and a surprising amount of humor!” - Backstage, Read More 

“Doran’s script shows insightful nuance!" - NYTheatre.com, Read More 

“The strength of Parents’ Evening is in the dialogue, specifically the insights that Doran reveals about the highs and lows, connections and alienations, of a couple with a child.” - Theatre is Easy, Read More 


Check out these photos from the Flea Theater's production of Parents' Evening in April 2010.


Parents' Evening premiered at The Flea Theatre in New York City in April of 2010 under the direction of Jim Simpson.

Characters

CASTING

1m, 1f

MOTHER - 30s/40s
FATHER - 30s/40s
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Bathsheba Doran

Bathsheba Doran

Bathsheba Doran’s play THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX received its world premiere at Lincoln Center this spring under the direction of Sam Gold, starring Diane Lane and Tony Shalhoub. Her critically acclaimed play KIN received its world premiere in spring 2011 at Playwrights Horizons, directed by Sam Gold. Her play PARENTS’ EVENING premiered at The Flea Theater, directed by Jim Simpson; and her play ... view full profile

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