Paradise Island

by  Benjie Aerenson

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2f

"Paradise Island is no vacation, but Emma and Terri are worth the arduous trip.... The dialogue here carries the dull sheen that develops when oft told anecdotes, opinions and accusations have rubbed up against each other so often they lose their sti…

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Paradise Island

by  Benjie Aerenson

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Only the scenes fly by faster than the insults and accusations that Emma and her unmarried daughter Terri throw at each other while they are on vacation in the Bahamas. The harrowing exchanges between this ordinary mother and daughter over clothes, dieting, shopping, TV and other commonplace activities provide an engaging and original dramatic adventure.
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"Paradise Island is no vacation, but Emma and Terri are worth the arduous trip.... The dialogue here carries the dull sheen that develops when oft told anecdotes, opinions and accusations have rubbed up against each other so often they lose their sting, until suddenly some seemingly innocuous barb draws blood. " - Variety

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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2f
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  • All Female

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Benjie Aerenson

Benjie Aerenson is the author of Paradise Island, The Possum Play, and Lighting Up the Two Year Old, which debuted at the Humana Festival in 1997.

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