The Early Girl

by  Caroline Kava

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7f

This earthy comedy is set in a small town brothel. Lily has just arrived determined to earn enough to pay her debts, having left her baby with a friend. She enters the monthly competition to be Number One Girl and becomes the month's leading contender until a crisis with her daughter forces her to b…

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The Early Girl

by  Caroline Kava

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This earthy comedy is set in a small town brothel. Lily has just arrived determined to earn enough to pay her debts, having left her baby with a friend. She enters the monthly competition to be Number One Girl and becomes the month's leading contender until a crisis with her daughter forces her to break a rule no outside phone calls. Her courage in standing up to the madam gives another girl the courage to leave the brothel too. The play ends as it began, with the entrance of a new girl.
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Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Setting: A house of prostitution, in a mining town out West. Circa 1983.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

7f
JEAN - a working girl. Twenty-five, beautiful, witty, intelligent, intense, on the verge of change.
PAT - a working girl. Twenty-three, pretty, extremely likable, a compulsive consumer.
LILY - a working girl. Seventeen, a spirited innocent, remarkably attractive.
LAUREL - a working girl. Twenty-nine, a statuesque beauty.
GEORGE - twenty-six, senuous, irreverent, and in love.
LANA - the madam. Late forties, looks a bit younger, glamorous, vain, a consummate business woman.
SALLY - the new girl. Twenty-two, not naive.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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Authors

Caroline Kava

Caroline Kava

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