Amy and the Orphans

by  Lindsey Ferrentino

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 2f

A crowded car, 100 miles, three newly orphaned siblings, a chatty stranger, and a whopper of a family secret make for an extraordinarily uncomfortable road trip.

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Amy and the Orphans

by  Lindsey Ferrentino

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    From Off-Broadway
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

When their 85-year-old father dies, sparring siblings Maggie and Jake must face a question: How to break the bad news to their sister Amy, who has Down's Syndrome and has lived in a state home for years? Along the way, the pair finds out just how much they don't know about their family or each other. It seems only Amy knows who she really is.
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  • Amy and The Orphans Montage
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Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)

Casting

4m, 2f
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Lindsey Ferrentino

Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set. Her latest Ugly Lies the Bone was a New York Times Critic Pick and played a sold out extended run off Broadway at Roundabout Theater Company in the Underground. Charles Isherwood in the New Y ...

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