Tell Me Another Story, Sing Me a Song

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

Short Play, Drama  /  2f

This witty look at mother daughter relationships is a light hearted exploration of irritations and misunderstandings that build walls between a woman and her female offspring-- and the love and compassion that destroys these walls. The crisis and humor of childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age…

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Tell Me Another Story, Sing Me a Song

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 witty look at mother-daughter relationships is a light hearted exploration of irritations and misunderstandings that build walls between a woman and her female offspring -- and the love and compassion that breaks down these walls. The crisis and humor of childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age are evoked in a celebration of dissonance and the harmony between mothers and daughters. With the light touch of fantasy, it touches some of our deepest emotions.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • 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, 1980s, 1970s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting:

    Bare stage.

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

Music

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

Casting

2f

MOTHER
DAUGHTER

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

Casting Notes

The age of the characters is unimportant. Each woman ages about 40 years during the play.

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Authors

Jean Lenox Toddie

Jean Lenox Toddie

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