Baby Screams Miracle

by  Clare Barron

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 4f

A freak storm knocks down all the trees in town and a prodigal daughter is taught a new way to pray. But the weird weather’s not over yet.

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Baby Screams Miracle

by  Clare Barron

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    From Off-Broadway
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A freak storm knocks down all the trees in town and brings a prodigal daughter rushing home. But has she come for reconciliation? Or as an angel of vengeance? A comic new play about love, forgiveness and family struggling to operate in a relentlessly chaotic and violent world. 

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Reviews

REVIEWS: 

"Baby Screams Miracle is a satisfyingly peculiar family-nightmare-mystery-storm-freakout-session...I promise you won’t stop thinking about it." - New York Theatre Review, Read More

"Barron's affecting piece hit's all the right marks." - Theasy.com

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Videos

  • Inside Rehearsals of Baby Screams Miracle
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Setting: The home of Carol. 
    Eureka, Washington. 
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 4f
CAROL - Pregnant and married to Gabriel. 
GABRIEL - Carol's husband. Exploring his religion. 
BARBARA - Carol's mother. 
KAYDEN - Carol and Gabriel's 6-year old daughter. 
CYNTHIA - Carol & Gabriel's 26-year old daughter. Minus one foot.  
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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Clare Barron

Clare Barron grew up in Wenatchee, Washington. Her plays include You Got Older (HERE/P73) Baby Screams Miracle (Clubbed Thumb Summerworks); Solar Plexus (Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Marathon of One-Act Plays); and a boy put this girl in a cage with a dog and the do ...

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Baby Screams Miracle premiered at Clubbed Thumb in New York City as a part of the 2013 Summerworks Series under the direction of Portia Krieger.

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