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Family - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Family

Gifford W. Wingate, Robert R. Smith Jr.

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

10f

ISBN: 9780573609183

Gifford W. Wingate
Music by Robert R. Smith, Jr.

The comic and tragic dimensions of five generations of women living in a cluttered old house are explored in this blend of music, poetry and drama. Helen and her retarded sister are reared by their preoccupied mother, emotionally crippled maiden aunt and senile grandmother. Helen marries and eventua…

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Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

Time Period - 1940s / WWII, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s / WWI, 1900-1910

Settings Of Play - The latter half of the previous century. In and around an old house somewhere in the eastern United States.

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The comic and tragic dimensions of five generations of women living in a cluttered old house are explored in this blend of music, poetry and drama. Helen and her retarded sister are reared by their preoccupied mother, emotionally crippled maiden aunt and senile grandmother. Helen marries and eventually her widowed daughter returns to the house because she cannot raise her daughter alone. When this child dies, another continues the cycle.

University of Texas at El Paso, 1973.
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CASTING

10f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female

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N/A (Not a musical)

GRANDMA - 70-80. Strong, intelligent, sensitive woman.
MARTHA - 40-50. Helen's maiden aunt.
HESTER - mother of Helen and Millie, 30-40.
HELEN - 10-20.
MILLIE - does not age like the rest of the characters. Mentally challenged.
RACHEL - Helen's only daughter. Ages from 40-60.
EDITH - Rachel's eldest daughter. Ages from 15 to 25.
AMY - ages from 13 to her death at 20.
SYBIL - grows from 11 to 21.
LISA - grows from 9 to 30.

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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