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Open Road, The - Short Play, Comedy

Open Road, The

Brad Slaight

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Short Play, Comedy

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780874401141

Mixes contemporary and classic language, as a young man is so inspired by poet Walt Whitman that he decides to impersonate him, much to the dismay of his parents. This play was chosen by the University of Scranton for their freshman orientation. …

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$8.95
: Road Taken, The

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

30 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A modern living room in suburbia.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

Mixes contemporary and classic language, as a young man is so inspired by poet
Walt Whitman that he decides to impersonate him, much to the dismay of his
parents. This play was chosen by the University of Scranton for their freshman
orientation.
"This play was chosen by the University of Scranton for their freshman orientation. All incoming freshman were given a copy.

"'The Open Road' is a great play. It brings across a very good point to cherish your children and take time out for them because they grow up fast."" - The
Skyliner, North Greenville College

Characters

CASTING

2m, 1f

CASTING NOTES

The mother and father can be, and are most often, played by high school actors.

THE CAST: (1f, 2m)

The Mother - Amanda Sommers.........40's

The Father - Jack Sommers...............40's

The Son - Allen Sommers.............17


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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Brad Slaight

Brad Slaight

Brad Slaight, a former Michigan high school teacher, left the stability of normal life and a steady paycheck to pursue the roller coaster ride called "show-business." He is now a Los Angeles based writer, actor, and comedian. As an actor, Brad has appeared on many television shows and in films, including: Parks and Recreation; Freshman Dorm; Married...With Children; Unsolved Mysteries; Out of ... view full profile

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