Next Tuesday

by  Jason Milligan

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

On five Tuesday afternoons during the spring of 1955, a young mobster in prison is visited and counseled by a young church volunteer. Published in New York Stories: Five Plays About Life in New York.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

On five Tuesday afternoons during the spring of 1955, a young mobster in prison is visited and counseled by a young church volunteer. Mickey is less than enthused at first. As time passes, these two fight, make up, laugh, learn, change...and fall in love.

Published in New York Stories: Five Plays About Life in New York.

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Keywords

Love, Religion

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Waiting room of a Queens County prison, Spring, 1955.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 1f

MICKEY - 20s-30s; a jailbird.
BESS - a young church counsellor; a year or two younger than Mickey.

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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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Authors

Jason Milligan

Jason Milligan's many stage plays have been performed in numerous productions across the United States, as well as in Canada and Europe. Thirty-seven of his plays are now published by Samuel French Inc., including ...And Then the Rain Came to Mayfield; Cross Country; New York Stories; Southern Exposures; The Prettiest ...

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NEXT TUESDAY was originally produced at the Sanford Meisner Theatre in New York City by Silver Lining Productions on April 20, 1988 under the direction of the author. The production stage manager was Linda Key.

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