Together Again

by  Tom Sharkey

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

"A love story that is quite serious...a comedy that is dramatic." - Denise Blankenship, Suburban Trib
This is a love story that spans the years of a troubling and stormy relationship. This play offers a fascinating glimpse of the trials, trivialities, and triumphs of love without compromise. You'll laugh and cry as these lovers win their way into your heart. You may even recognize someone you love in Together Again.

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Together Again

by  Tom Sharkey

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This is a love story that spans the years of a troubling and stormy relationship. This play offers a fascinating glimpse of the trials, trivialities, and triumphs of love without compromise. You'll laugh and cry as these lovers win their way into your heart. You may even recognize someone you love in Together Again.

Together Again spans a touching and stormy relationship through three reunions. When Chrissie and Joe meet, something both dreadful and wonderful occurs. The story begins in the apartment of an aspiring young actress. Chrissie, an acting student, is about to host her acting class’ fi fth reunion, when her hero, Joe, a rising young Hollywood star, arrives an hour too soon. Ten years later, at the fi fteenth reunion party, Chrissie is still studying drama, while Joe has won an Academy Award. The third reunion, ten years later, finds them together yet again in the hours before the reunion party. She is now a successful stage actress, he a recovering alcoholic.

Together Again is a romantic comedy that offers a fascinating glimpse of the trials, trivialities, and triumphs of love without compromise.

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Reviews

REVIEWS

"A love story that is quite serious...a comedy that is dramatic." - Denise Blankenship, Suburban Trib

"A bright blend of romance, comedy and nostalgia." - Debbie Wood

"Stunning. The old-fashioned happy ending had me leaving the theater in an uplifted mood." - Hugh E. Jones Jr., Evergreen Gazette

Keywords

Betrayal, Friendship, Love

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting:

    Chrissie's living room in her apartment in the South Bronx, New York.

  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 1f

CHRISSIE JONES - a shoe store clerk who dreams of becoming a great actress
JOE FRANCIS - the heel of her dreams

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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Tom Sharkey

Tom Sharkey (1934-2008), author-composer-lyricist-producer, began his career at the age of 19 as a writer-editor for the Chicago Magazine and published two books before graduating from Chicago State University. He was Playwright-in-Residence at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; a winner of Golden Camera and Sil ...

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Together Again was originally produced in 1977 by Chicago State University...VCV PRODUCTIONS subsequently moved the play to the  Rustic Barn Dinner Theatre in Bloomington, IL

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