by Cat Delaney
Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy / 1m, 7f
Esmerelda Quipp is 80, still of sound mind, but her body is beginning to "come unglued", as she puts it. Having spent her working life as an actress, age pushing her gradually out of the business, she now faces the fact that her meagre government pension is insufficient to support her, even with her minimal needs.
- Winner! 2009 Samuel French Canadian Playwrights Contest
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
Mostly a police station holding cell. Also, a courtroom, a shabby basement apartment, an alleyway, 2 banks (one clever troupe filmed these two scenes in real banks and projected then onto the stage!).
- Additional Features: Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Expandable casting
- Parts for Senior Actors