Lookin' for a Better Berry Bush

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2f

A humorous and touching tale about finding real friendship and human connection in the most unlikely of places.

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Lookin' for a Better Berry Bush

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

This is a humorous and touching tale by the author of A Bag of Green Apples. The plot follows a hard working waitress and a street woman who have vastly different life experiences as they clash on a city street, only to find themselves sitting together in front of a brownstone and tentatively reaching out for understanding.
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Keywords

Aging, Friendship

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1990s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A city neighborhood. Present day.
  • Additional Features: Mime, No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2f
EMMA - A woman of 62.
ADDIE - A street woman; age unimportant.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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Authors

Jean Lenox Toddie

Jean Lenox Toddie

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