Time Period - Contemporary, 1950s
Settings Of Play - The back yard, porch and kitchen of Emma Morrison's farm.
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Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Winner of the National Collegiate Playwriting Contest
National Collegiate Playwriting Contest winner. Ed encourages the affections of the widow, Emma, only to steal her savings. It helps that Emma is attracted to his young son, Eddie who doesn't know his father is a thief. When Emma catches Ed trying to flee with her money, she drives him off but keeps Eddie with her. Eddie realizes he must leave. He can't bear the thought his father is bad, but without him, his father is alone with no one to love him.
A Sometime Thing was originally presented at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC in June, 1957.