In with Alma

by  Steven Packard

Short Play, Drama  /  4m, 1f

Folks in the small midwestern town of Buntville attend church regularly, work hard and sleep well. Herbert's wife makes the best pies in town and his sister, a waitress at the diner, is married to Carl. Everyone knows Carl is sterile, but few realize his wife is pregnant, and Carl has a plot to keep the secret buried.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 1f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Folks in the small midwestern town of Buntville attend church regularly, work hard and sleep well. Each tends his business and takes care of his problems. Carl and Herbert have been friends since childhood. Both sing bass in the choir and both serve on the cemetery maintenance committee. Herbert's wife makes the best pies in town and his sister, a waitress at the diner, is married to Carl. Everyone knows Carl is sterile, but few realize his wife is pregnant, and Carl has a plot to keep the secret buried. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 21st Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

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4m, 1f
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Steven Packard

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