Curtain Going Up

by  Gregory Johnston

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 10f

Among the comic obstacles facing Miss Burgess in producing her first play at the high school are a grouchy janitor, disappearing scripts, crossed up romances, a stage struck heroine and her bewildered boyfriend, an actor with a swollen head, a disgruntled athlete who feels out of place on stage, a f…

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Curtain Going Up

by  Gregory Johnston

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 10f

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Among the comic obstacles facing Miss Burgess in producing her first play at the high school are a grouchy janitor, disappearing scripts, crossed up romances, a stage struck heroine and her bewildered boyfriend, an actor with a swollen head, a disgruntled athlete who feels out of place on stage, a flamboyant professional actress with advice, a banker's daughter driven to theft and, perhaps most unexpected of all, a romance for Miss Burgess herself! The solution to the mounting complications sets forth a worthwhile theme that will further satisfy any audience.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Setting: The stage and auditorium of Riverview High School during and immediately following the production of a school play.

Casting

7m, 10f

MISS IRENE BURGESS

LORRY (LORETTA) FULLER

NANCY LEVERIDGE

MISS CAROLYN MORAN

MISS HENRIETTA RIVERS

ELSIE HUNTER

SYLVIA MOORE

JANET YOUNG

JOAN WHITE

KYLE ROBERT - can be played by a boy or a girl

MR. NORMAN CARTER

ANDY (ANDREW) FULLBRIGHT

JOCKO GUTHRIE

MILT SANDERS

BUCK O'HARA

MR. TONY PETERSON

MR. RICHARD LEVERIDGE

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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Room for Extras

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Gregory Johnston

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