"Lovely and touching." - The New Yorker
"Explosive. A stunner. It's funny as well as perceptive." - Los Angeles Times
"Compelling ... emotional power and nimble humor." - Wall Street Journal
"Riveting, heart gripping drama." - Newhouse Newspapers
"Absolutely gripping ... comic and stylish.... A play not to be missed."- New York Post
- Strong Language
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: 1990s
- Setting: The present, summer.
Highs are in the 90s
and the humidity is 90 percent.
A trailer park and a hospital room in Louisiana.
AL - her husband. He's about 6 foot two and looks like a refugee from a country-western band.
RACHEL- early to late 30's. She's from Los Angeles. She has a husband, a job, a house, a pool, smart friends and a good diet.
RICHARD - her husband. Early to late 30's. Short. A nice man outside of business.
RON - the lawyer.
The Baby Dance was first presented at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California, in February 1990.It was directed by Jenny Sullivan. The play was subsequently presented Off Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City in October, 1991, also directed by Jenny Sullivan.