by Billy St. John
Short Play, Dramatic Comedy / 3m, 4f
If you need a special comedy, Rubies just might be the treasure you're looking for. This is a pair of one-act plays that examine the relations between four Southern women at two different times in their lives.
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: 1990s, 1960s
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: A high school gymnasium in a small town not far from Birmingham, Alabama.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
RUBY JOAN (R'Joan) JOHNSON
RUBY LYNN (R'Lynn) JOHNSON
RUBY LEE (R'Lee) JOHNSON
The character of Benny Arrington only appears in the first act, "Little Gems" and the character Jefferson Trotter only appears in "Heirlooms."