Spoils of War
Full Length Play, Drama / 3m, 3f
The author of Loose Ends and Moonchildren dramatizes the desperate attempts of a 16 year-old boy to reconcile his divorced parents, a somber chronicle about disillusionment of people whose hopes and dreams are tainted by the prism of time.
"Mr. Weller finds in one family's disintegration a paradigm of the postwar collapse of liberal idealism. This is without question Mr. Weller's most intelligent play." - The New York Times
"Emotionally charged; a touching, lovely work." - New York Post
- Strong Language
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: 1950s
- Setting: New York City, the 1950s.
ELISE - his mother, late 30s.
ANDREW - his father, early 40s.
PENNY - father's girlfriend, late 20s.
EMMA - mother's friend, late 30s.
LEW - a builder, 20s.
Spoils of War premiered off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre in April 1988 under the direction of Autsin Pendelton.