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God of Isaac, The - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

God of Isaac, The

James Sherman

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573695353

"Hilarious, shrewd and touching." - Chicago Sun Times

"A belated bar mitzvah with some funny shtick and a wide open heart." - Chicago Tribune

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Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary, 1980s

Settings Of Play - Various location in Chicago and Skokie, Illinois.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

When Isaac Adams, a second generation American Jew, learns of plans for a neo-Nazi group to stage a demonstration in Skokie, Illinois, he wonders, what, if anything, his involvement should be.  Determined to find the truth, Isaac ultimately comes to terms with his heritage, his mother, and himself.
"Hilarious, shrewd and touching." - Chicago Sun Times

"A belated bar mitzvah with some funny shtick and a wide open heart." - Chicago Tribune

The God of Isaac premiered at the Victory Gardens Theater on May 28, 1985 under the direction of Dennis Zacek.
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CASTING

3m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Expandable casting, Parts for Senior Actors

CASTING NOTES

Actors play various roles

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
James Sherman

James Sherman

James Sherman is the author of the plays Magic Time, The God of Isaac, Mr. 80%, The Escape Artist, Beau Jest, This Old Man Came Rolling Home, Jest A Second!, Romance in D, From Door to Door, The Old Man’s Friend, Affluenza!, Half and Half, Relatively Close, and Jacob and Jack. James was a theatre student at Illinois State University in the early 1970’s.  He began his professional ... view full profile

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