The Second Time Around
by Henry Denker
Full Length Play, Comedy / 4m, 4f
"A winner...with lots of topical, pertinent cracks." - Atlanta Constitution
Senior citizens Samuel Jonas and Laura Curtis, a widower and a widow, strike up a love affair. When they announce plans to live together without marrying so they can keep social security benefits they'd otherwise lose, their children hit the ceiling …
Reviews"A winner...with lots of topical, pertinent cracks." - Atlanta Constitution
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Setting: A modest, comfortable West Side apartment belonging to Samuel Jonas, in which he lived for years with his wife, Florence, until she died 10 months ago. A Thursday morning during a week in spring.
LAURA CURTIS - in her mid-sixites, a pleasant, neat, devoted widow, modestly dressed; pleasing to the eye.
MIKE CURTIS - son of Laura, a mid-thirites, hard-driving young businessman, with a nervous stomach.
CYNTHIA MORSE - daughter of Samuel, a suburban matron, neurotic, well-dressed, good-looking.
ELEANOR - Mike's wife, the face and smile of an angel, the soul and strength of a tyrant.
DR. ARTHUR MORSE - psychiatrist, husband of Cynthia, son-in-law of Samuel. Himself a bit of a neurotic.
BRUCE MORSE - grandson of Samuel, son of Cynthia and Arthur, sophomore at Columbia, a nice young man with active libido.
ANGELA - a Barnard sophomore, with an angelic look and a relationship with Bruce.
- Parts for Senior Actors