Getting In

by  Frank D. Gilroy

Short Play, Drama  /  5m, 2f

A returning GI finds life difficult upon returning from the Second World War.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A returning GI finds life difficult upon returning from the Second World War.

Published in Getting In & Contact With the Enemy

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Reviews

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"An endearing one act play...An optimistic age unwittingly breeds possibility in the unlikeliest of circumstances." - The New York Times

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: April 1945. Somewhere in Germany.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

5m, 2f

BILL DUFFY
TORELLI
WHITLEY
DEAN STRONG / MR. CARSWELL
SECRETARY / MRS. DUFFY
PROFESSOR JENSEN / DEAN CHAMBERLIN
EMILY / THE WAAC

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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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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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Getting In premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1997 under the direction of Chris Smith.

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