Quiet Summer

by  Joseph Hayes, Marrijane Hayes

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  8m, 10f

James Clark plans to spend a peaceful summer concentrating on getting elected president of his country club, a first step toward becoming District Attorney in the fall. Uncle Jimmie's plans go astray when Pamela, 17, and Sonny, 15, arrive. He wins his election with inventive help from the kids, but …

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    8m, 10f

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James Clark plans to spend a peaceful summer concentrating on getting elected president of his country club, a first step toward becoming District Attorney in the fall. Uncle Jimmie's plans go astray when Pamela, 17, and Sonny, 15, arrive. He wins his election with inventive help from the kids, but they also all but wreck James' romance and turn the house upside down.

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  • High School/Secondary

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Joseph Hayes

Joseph Hayes (August 2, 1918 – September 11, 2006) grew up writing novels and plays in his native Indianapolis, Indiana. His most successful work, The Desperate Hours, was turned into a novel, a Tony Award-winning Broadway play, and a film, which in 1956 won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. In 1962 ...

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Marrijane Hayes

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