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Play About My Dad, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Play About My Dad, The

Boo Killebrew

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Full Length Play, Drama

4m, 4f, 1boy(s)

ISBN: PMS0000000171

CRITIC'S PICK! "Memory, storytelling, playwriting and time travel intersect with a lovely kind of epic intimacy...The Play About My Dad gradually takes you into its spell. Don't be surprised if, by the end, your own emotional floodgates have been tested." - Time Out New York

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Biography

90 minutes

Time Period - New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - The play travels through many times to different places, but we are centered on The Gulf Coast of Mississippi, in 2005.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Off-Broadway

The Play About My Dad is a look at Larry Killebrew through the eyes of his playwright daughter Boo. His words, his family, his job as an emergency room surgeon, his community of Gulfport, Mississippi - and Hurricane Katrina, which almost turned Gulfport into a coral reef. As Larry tries acting, and Boo adds new scenes, they discover how hard it is to tell the story the true way.

REVIEWS

CRITIC'S PICK! "Memory, storytelling, playwriting and time travel intersect with a lovely kind of epic intimacy...The Play About My Dad gradually takes you into its spell. Don't be surprised if, by the end, your own emotional floodgates have been tested." - Time Out New York, Read More 

"Beautiful writing, striking direction, and a slew of excellent performances await you at The Play About My Dad... There is much to take away from this ambitious work." - Nytheatre.com, Read More 

"...a poignant and very personal attempt to heal the larger and more private wounds of Hurricane Katrina..." - Huffington Post, Read More 


Check out these photos from the Raven Theatre's production of The Play About My Dad in October 2015.


The Play About My Dad premiered in a production by Collaboration Town at 59E59 Theatres in New York City in June 2011 under the direction of Lee Sunday Evans.

Characters

CASTING

4m, 4f, 1boy(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Roles for Children, Parts for Senior Actors

BOO KILLEBREW — F, age 27
LARRY KILLEBREW — M, age 54
SALLYE KILLEBREW — F, age 54
KENNY TYSON — M, age 27
NEIL PLITT — M, age 27
MICHAEL THOMAS — M, age 5
RENA THOMAS — F, age 33
JAY THOMAS — M, age 35
ESSIE WATSON — F, age 87

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  • The Play About My Dad - Raven Theatre

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