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By the Name of Kensington - Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

By the Name of Kensington

Jean Lenox Toddie

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Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573626081

From the author of A Little Something for the Ducks, White Room of My Remembering and Looking for a Better Berry Bush, among others, comes the story of a well bred cricket from London who is dismayed to find himself playing doppelganger to a woman in Appalachia. In this humorous an…

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Description

Short Play

Dramatic Comedy

Fantasy

40 minutes

Time Period - 1950s

Settings Of Play -

The kitchen of a cottage in a coal mining town in Appalachia. It is suggested that the set might reflect the colors of the costumes to enhance the fantasy aspect of the play.

 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Senior Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

How does a young lady, considered to be "a trifle slow," respond to the challenges of an erudite doppelganger, a cricket by the name of Kensington? This light-hearted look at relationships explores the meaning of family and choice.

 

Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f

CLOONEY - An appealing sixteen-year-old, who, because she is "a trifle slow," appears younger.
MAMA - Her mother.
JEREMIAH - Her brother.
KENSINGTON - The cricket by the name of Kensington.

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