by Joanna McClelland Glass
Full Length Play, Drama / 1m, 1f
"Comic and touching." - The New York Times
"Comic and touching. " - The New York Times
"Trying is a portrait of generational reconciliation. It is enormously bracing theatre." - New York Daily News
"Trying is a beautifully written, delicate and engaging two-hander." - Toronto Globe and Mail
"Exquisitely literate, moving and compelling." - Variety
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: 1960s
- Setting: Georgetown, Washington, D.C. November, 1967.
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
SARAH SCHORR - A twenty-fi ve year old girl who has been hired, by Mrs. Biddle, to be the judge’s secretary. She is a direct, plain-spoken, pleasant girl, originally from the prairie province of Saskatchewan.
Trying premiered at Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago Illinois in March 2004 under the direction of Sandy Shinner.