Mrs. Townley Had a Pomeranian
by Mark Dunn
Short Play, Drama / 1m, 1f
After a horrific bus crash kills most of a small Methodist congregation, Maddie Weathers and fellow suriving church member Doyle Kenny begin to hear a disembodied soprano voice singing hauntingly in the sancutary. A play about profound loss, tested faith, and the definition of God.
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: The play is set in the present in the summer. It takes place in the administrative office of the Bible Methodist Church in a nameless town in the American South. The town is located in close proximity to mountains: perhaps the Ozarks of the Great Smokies.
- Additional Features: Play w/ Music
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
DOYLE KENNY - around the same age
FEMALE SINGER - offstage, "with a beautiful voice
- Non-Traditional casting
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
- Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
Ostensibly a two character play, Mrs. Townley Had a Pomeranian offers the opportunity for live offstage performance by a female singer, should that be preferable to having vocal music recorded.