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Roaring Twenties, The - Full Length Play, Comedy

Roaring Twenties, The

Edward Trigger

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 8f

ISBN: 9780573602610

A funny look at the fads and foibles of the fabulous 1920s. Dexter and Jessie Denning and their three children are the average American family. Jessie's become expert in calming down her unruly spouse on the many occasions when Dexter loses his temper. Then Jessie's ne'er do well brother, Jay Desmond, shows up at their house announcing he's weary of roaming.

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Period

Time Period - 1920s

Settings Of Play - In the living room of the Dunning household, located in the suburbs of a large city in the middle West. August 1927.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A funny look at the fads and foibles of the fabulous 1920s. Dexter and Jessie Denning and their three children are the average American family. Jessie's become expert in calming down her unruly spouse on the many occasions when Dexter loses his temper. Then Jessie's ne'er do well brother, Jay Desmond, shows up at their house announcing he's weary of roaming. Dexter hits the ceiling. A month later, Jay's still there when a local bank informs Jessie some unknown person has opened an account in her name and deposited ten thousand dollars! Jessie's unknown benefactor isn't revealed until the final curtain and everyone will enjoy playing in this journey back into nostalgia.
Characters

CASTING

6m, 8f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Room for Extras

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

DEXTER DUNNING - who owns a lumber yard
JESSIE DUNNING - Dexter's devoted wife
KAREN DUNNING - their pretty and attractive daughter
DELLA DUNNING - Karen's precious younger sister
GARY DUNNING - who works in his father's lumber yard
EDDIE MESSING - who lives next door
NORMAN LANGHAM - in love with Karen
ELLY DUNNING - Dexter's unfortunate sister
JAY DESMOND - Jessie's ne'er-do-well brother
NERO AINTREE - a customer's man in a broker's office
CYNTHIA HARWOOD - who is always looking for a new boyfriend
AMANDA HIXON - who works in a bank
SARAH GIBSON - Amanda's secretary
MARIE - a maid at the Dunning's
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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