Surprise!

by  Fred Carmichael

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 5f

"A barrel of explosively funny gag lines and farcical situations." - Glen Falls Post Star

Ella Wimsley is an ancient, retired actress who never forgets her featured role in the silent version of The Red Bonnet. The play takes place on the opening day of a Vermont Inn which Ella owns. Complications arise when she is mistaken for a chiropra…

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Ella Wimsley is an ancient, retired actress who never forgets her featured role in the silent version of The Red Bonnet. The play takes place on the opening day of a Vermont Inn which Ella owns. Complications arise when she is mistaken for a chiropractor's mistress, the chiropractor develops amnesia just as his wife arrives, Ella's granddaughter stops by on her way to spend a weekend with her hippie boy friend and a missing patient from a local rest home tries to discover who he is. Prominently featured is a large ottoman where Ella tries to keep the doctor until she can bring him to his senses, but this proves an impossibility in the busy inn.
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"A barrel of explosively funny gag lines and farcical situations." - Glen Falls Post Star

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