Someplace Warm

by  Peter Macklin

Short Play, Drama  /  3m, 2f

A rape survivor who finds she is pregnant must decide if she wants to raise the child with help from her best friends, a gay couple who long for a child of their own.

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Someplace Warm

by  Peter Macklin

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Faith-based
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A rape survivor who finds she is pregnant must decide if she wants to raise the child with help from her best friends, a gay couple who long for a child of their own.

Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 26th Series.

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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting:

    An abortion clinic to start----but then, theatrically, the setting changes.

  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

3m, 2f

MARIE - Thirty-one year-old woman. White.
MAX - Forty-four year-old man. White.
STEVEN - Forty year-old man, Max's husband. Black.
CLAIRE - Fifty-one year-old woman. Marie's mother. White.
DOCTOR - Sixty-five year-old man. White.

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Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Multicultural casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Peter Macklin

Peter Macklin---Peter’s first play, Someplace Warm, won the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival and was subsequently published by them, with excerpts in Smith & Kraus’ Best Women’s Monologue series. The Acting Company produced his play, A Beautiful Building, as a staged reading directed by Broadway and o ...

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Someplace Warm was presented by Emerging Artists Theatre in August 2001. 

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