Signs of Life (Brevoort)
Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy / 1m, 1f
An eloquent statement of hope. – The Register Citizen, Hartford, CT
"Totally Enchanting... Beautifully written... You'll laugh all through it."– Islander Newspaper, Ft. Myers, FL
A comic meditation on faith, doubt, fertility and spirituality, loosely inspired by the Sarah and Abraham story from the Old Testament - set on the Interstate highways of the American West.
"Signs of Life is an eloquent statement of hope. – The Register Citizen, Hartford, CT
"Totally Enchanting... Beautifully written... Dialogue is rich... You'll laugh all through it... I'm going back a second time, maybe a third"– Islander Newspaper, Ft. Myers, FL
"Brevoort's great strength as a playwright is her characterizations."– Capital City Weekly, Juneau, AK
"Whether it's that material things are insignificant or simply that the stars are beautiful, there is something that we can all learn by seeing Signs of Life" – The Hartford News
"...a funny, bittersweet comedy about life, dreams and the power of love. Brevoort's script is rich with imagery and the stories her characters weave are magical."– Info Juneau
"Signs of Life coils together comedy and drama... The audience is at constant odds with themselves on whether to laugh or cry."– Whalesong, Juneau, AK
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: The play should be performed on a stage full of dirt, surrounded by a sky full of stars. Even though the play changes locations 12 different times, only abstract scenic elements should be used, rather than 12 realistic sets, to indicate change of place.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
ABE - 40-year old man
SAL - 40-year old woman
- Non-Traditional casting
An early draft was produced at Perseverance Theatre in Juneau Alaska, directed by Chris Hanna. Subsequent productions include Company One, Hartford, CT, and Theatre Conspiracy, Ft. Myers, FL.