The Juice of Wild Strawberries

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  1m, 1f

"This gem celebrates life, love and the wisdom that comes with age." - Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, VA.

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The Juice of Wild Strawberries

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

A woman seeks renewal after loss in this touching 35-minute play. Ellie, who has lived on land "flat as an old man's feet" for forty years, packs a satchel, covers the sofa with a sheet and sets out to see what's on the other side of the mountain. She is followed. Is it Calvin there behind her, or is it her husband?

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Reviews

"This gem celebrates life, love and the wisdom that comes with age." - Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, VA.

Keywords

Aging, Love, Marriage, Memory

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner 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, 1970s, 1960s, 1950s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting:

    Time past, a trail.

  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 1f

ELLIE -  In her early sixties, Ellie is a country woman married more than forty years to her husband, Calvin.
CALVIN - Also in his early sixties, Calvin is a farmer who has plowed the same plot of land as did his father and grandfather before him.

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Jean Lenox Toddie

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