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
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • 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: $100 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 is a playwright and performer from Wenatchee, Washington. Her play Dance Nation recently received its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in May 2018 and subsequently its UK premiere at the Almeida Theatre in London. It is the recipient of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and The Relentless Award establi ...

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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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