"Lucy and the Conquest is a wild ride. – Jeffrey Borak, Berkshire Eagle
"This is going to be what's called a rave review...Lucy and the Conquest, written by Cusi Cram, is a triumph for this company...it offers uniformly stunning performances and an original script that captures the imagination." – Carol King, Schenectady Daily Gazette
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- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: Miami Airport, a house in La Paz, Bolivia.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
JUAN RICARDO SANTIAGO – 50-60. He is Lucy’s father. He is a South- American gentleman.
TOMMY – 25-30. Lucy’s boyfriend. He is American.
LILA – 30-40. She is Bolivian but has traveled with the airlines. She has the personality of a conquistador.
PACHA SANTIAGO – is very, very old. She is Lucy’s grandmother. She is sometimes out of her mind and sometimes lucid. Speaks with an accent. She is Bolivian.
THE GRINGO (a.k.a Juan Alberto Santiago) – 35-45. He is Lucy’s first cousin. He speaks with a slight accent. There is something hysterical about him. He is Bolivian.
INCA MAN – is the collective soul of all the Incas. He is anywhere from 20-60.
DREW GOLD – 25-30. Lucy’s agent. He is American.
- Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
Juan Ricardo and Inca Man can be played by the same actor and Tommy and Drew Gold can also be doubled.
Lucy and the Conquest premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown MA in July 2006 under the direction of Suzanne Agins.