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Sometime Thing. A - Short Play, Drama

Sometime Thing. A

James Lineberger

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Short Play, Drama

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573624827

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…

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Description

Short Play

Drama

30 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, 1950s

Settings Of Play - The back yard, porch and kitchen of Emma Morrison's farm. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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. 
Characters

CASTING

2m, 1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Roles for Children

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

ED HARPER- About thirty, handsome, cat-like in his movements. He wears neat, sharply pressed khaki work clothes throughout the play. 

EDDIE HARPER- Twelve to fourteen years old; a somber, dark-haired child. He wears levis and a sport shirt. 

EMMA MORRISON- Thirty or so, blond, pretty. 

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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