Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day
Settings Of Play - Rural church sanctuary, late night. MARTIN and BOB alone. New Year's Eve, the present.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
No Special Cautions
Appropriate for all audiences
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
This jaunty comedy chronicles the misadventures of a rural con artist masquerading as a traveling faith healer and his none to bright sidekick. As they rehearse their chicanery just before a revival meeting, their duplicity turns to awe the bogus healer may be able to heal after all.
Published in Here, There, and Everywhere: Eight Site-Specific Plays.
THE GENUINE ARTICLE was originally produced by Theatre Oxford in Oxford, Mississippi on September 18, 1997. The play was directed by Larry Kadlec.