Dreams of Glory

by  Frank D. Gilroy

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f

Two late forties couples are at the country club dance. George Brewster reveals his sought after dreams to his wife and friends.

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Dreams of Glory

by  Frank D. Gilroy

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Two late forties couples are at the country club dance. George Brewster finally admits to his wife and the other couple that he has indeed gained the long sought after presidency of his company. And he also tells them of that time long ago at his school prom when he had briefly filled in as piano player in Tommy Dorsey's band. Dorsey had given George a card with what he said was his private number-- and indicating George had promise. George has dreamed all these years of how exciting and satisfying his life might have been. Now, his career at its peak, he had called-- and learned that "dreams of glory" are-- just dreams.
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A country club terrace.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

2m, 2f
GEORGE BREWSTER
ADA BREWSTER
BILL FARLEY
GINGER FARLEY
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

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Authors

Frank D. Gilroy

Frank Daniel Gilroyis an award-winning playwright, producer, screenwriter and director. After graduating from Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Drama, he contributed profusely as a writer to the golden age of television. His impressive first play, Who'll Save the Plowboy?, won an Obie Award in 1962. In 1965, his ...

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