The Playroom

by  Mary Drayton

Full Length Play, Drama  /  7m, 4f

"A tingling, tantalizing bone buckler." - New York Journal American

"Want a good scare?...gooseflesh entertainment with a novel and contemporary twist." - New York Herald Tribune

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The Playroom

by  Mary Drayton

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller
  • Accolades

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    From Broadway

Additional Info

In a gothic residental hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side, spoiled, petulant Judy, jealous of her father's new wife, conspires with some equally decadent playmates to kidnap her stepmother's daughter and, as their plan spirals out of control, kill the girl.
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Reviews

"A tingling, tantalizing bone buckler." - New York Journal American "Want a good scare?...gooseflesh entertainment with a novel and contemporary twist." - New York Herald Tribune

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

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  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: The present. An apartment building in New York City.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
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Casting

7m, 4f
CHRISTOPHER
JUDY
LOUISE
DAVID
ERIC
PAULIE
CHARLOT
ELLEN
LT. MC AFEE
DETECTIVE SULLIVAN
PATROLMAN YOUNG
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Authors

Mary Drayton

Mary Drayton

The Playroom was first presented at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre  in New York on December 5, 1965. It was directed by Joseph Anthony.

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