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Best All 'Round - Full Length Play, Comedy

Best All 'Round

Marsha Sheiness

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3f, 1girl(s)

ISBN: 9780874407990

A teenage high school senior, Michael Lee, struggles with homework, dating, her reputation and her self-esteem along side her best friend, Nickie. Best All 'Round is a story about growing up in Texas, circa 1958.

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: Large Print
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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Period

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - 1950s

Settings Of Play - South Texas, 1958. Michael Lee's bedroom.
The refreshment stand in the high school gym.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Cutting Approved for Competition

Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre

A teenage high school senior, Michael Lee, struggles with homework, dating, her reputation and her self-esteem along side her best friend, Nickie. Michael's precocious eleven-year-old sister, Kay, attempts to help her solve her dilemmas with the simple wisdom of prepubescent innocence and common sense. Best All 'Round is a story about growing up in Texas, circa 1958.

"Sheiness has come up with a funny and terribly touching symbol of adolescent innocents,'50s style" - Marilyn Stasio, New York Post


Best All 'Round was first presented Off-Broadway by The Prism Theater at the Perry Street Theater in New York City. It was directed by Stephen Stewart-James.
Characters

CASTING

3f, 1girl(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female, Ensemble cast, Features Teens, Roles for Children

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

MICHAEL LEE GOODMAN - 17 years old
SUSAN NICKIE - 17 years old
KAY GOODMAN - 11 years old
ROSY’S VOICE - 18 years old
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Marsha Sheiness

Marsha Sheiness

Marsha Lee Sheiness is a playwright, director, actor and teacher whose work has been produced Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, on television, and in regional, community, university, and high school theatres across the US. She has also been produced in Japan, Canada and England. The 2011 Midtown International Theatre Festival presented her one-act comedy-drama, Lost and Found (nominated for ... view full profile

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