Full Length Play
Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day
Settings Of Play - TIME: The present
PLACE: Adam Webster's run down New York basement apartment
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Outdoor, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Winner! 2011 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Awards – Best Play!
follows the chaotic life of Adam Webster, a down-on-his-luck writer, who has put a sign in his apartment window, in despertation to make the rent: "Psychic Readings $25."
The sign soon draws the interest of the lovely and conflicted Laura, her shady husband, Roy, Roy's mistress, Rita, a gangster named Johnny Bubbles, and ace Detective Norris Coslow.
In the surprising twists that follow The Pyschic entangles Adam in a hilarious murder mystery that you won't want to miss!
"The play's clever, Pirandello-esque twists make for a pleasant divertissement... satisfyingly unpredictable." – LA Times
"Surprise plot twists, and all-around hilarity. It's one of the best original comedies I've seen!"–StageSceneLA
"A delightful murder mystery adventure...many humorous, suspenseful, unexpected twists and turns, ...Bobrick shows his innate ability with this play's sharp wit and impeccable comedic timing... audiences...will savor the suspense and surprise that The Psychic delivers." – Tolucan Times
"The Psychic is a laugh-filled unexpectedly entertaining ride that gratifies copiously from moment to moment. A definite must see." – Broadway World
"Engaging, surprising, clever and funny!" – Examiner
"There were few times when the audience wasn't in hysterics, and Bobrick's hilarious one-liners and snappy dialogue deserve all the credit." Burbank Leader
The Pyschic premiered at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, California on March 26, 2010. The play was directed by Susan Morgenstern.