The Image

by  John Kirkpatrick

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 3f

In this poignant drama, we meet the important women in a man's life: his wife, his daughter and his mother, and witness their reactions as they face a crisis. The man, heretofore an upright citizen, has accepted a political appointment and is now accused of bribery in connection with his high office.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In this poignant drama, we meet the important women in a man's life: his wife, his daughter and his mother, and witness their reactions as they face a crisis. The man, heretofore an upright citizen, has accepted a political appointment and is now accused of bribery in connection with his high office. The mother has unshakable faith in her son's integrity; the idealistic daughter is outraged by her father's dishonesty; but it is the wife who must bear the brunt of the situation.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: A cottage in Connecticut, a morning in spring.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 3f
LILLIAN BRYSON - the mother
CARLOTTA BRYSON -  the wife
JANET BRYSON - the daughter
CLIFF WARREN - the friend
ROY ELKINS
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