Blame It On Beckett

by  John Morogiello

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f

"A little gem of a comedy. Morogiello clearly knows his milieu. He even gives himself a glancing mention, as a persistent supplicant whose scripts Jim tosses straight in the trash. However, anyone who threw out Blame it on Beckett made a big mistake." - TheatreMania.com

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Blame It On Beckett

by  John Morogiello

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    2m, 2f
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Heidi Bishop is a wide-eyed dramaturgy intern, eager to better American drama. What she encounters instead is an endless stream of bad scripts by desperate playwrights and an office filled with cynicism and turf battles, led by her bitterly hilarious boss Jim Foley. When Heidi's efforts to improve things run into unintended consequences, she is forced to confront idealism with reality to save her career, reputation, and relationships.
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"A little gem of a comedy. Morogiello clearly knows his milieu. He even gives himself a glancing mention, as a persistent supplicant whose scripts Jim tosses straight in the trash. However, anyone who threw out Blame it on Beckett made a big mistake. " - TheatreMania.com

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  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
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  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

John Morogiello

John Morogiello is a Playwright in Residence at the Maryland State Arts Council and a member of the Dramatists Guild. His comedy The Consul, The Tramp, and America's Sweetheart won the 2015 Julie Harris Playwright Award, the 2015 Dayton Playhouse FutureFest, and was a finalist for the Christopher Brian Wolk Award from ...

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