Shut Up, Martha!
by Cleve Haubold
Short Play, Comedy / 3m, 1f
On a stormy night, a mysterious cloaked figure appears in Benjamin Franklin's print shop to insist Ben print a letter "to save the country." The fun and confusion build until the visitor produces a basket of chocolates and casts off her disguise to reveal herself as Martha Washington. Wild eyed Mart…
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: 18th Century
- Setting: The back room of Ben Franklin's printshop about 1779.
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
TIMOTHY - his young printer's devil
MARTHA WASHINGTON - candymaker and social critic
GEORGE WASHINGTON - her husband