MD 20/20

by  Matt Williams

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  1m, 1f

Jason Ruppert Carter the Third, a homeless wino with a sense of humor and an undying devotion to Bruce Lee, stumbles across bookish recluse Norwanda Lynn Redman in the New York Public Library. Winner of the 7th Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Jason Ruppert Carter the Third, a homeless wino with a sense of humor and an undying devotion to Bruce Lee, stumbles across Norwanda Lynn Redman in the New York Public Library. She is a loner who spends her days reading poetry and contemplating the hereafter. After a guarded first encounter, they share a bottle of cheap wine, a copy of John Donne, and their views of life and death. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 7th Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The New York City Public Library. An isolated reading area.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 1f
NORWANDA LYNN REDMAN- petite woman with glasses, 20s
JASON RUPPERT CARTER III- 42nd Street wino, Black, 30s
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Cast Attributes

  • Multicultural casting

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Authors

Matt Williams

Matt Williams

MD 20/20 was produced by LunchTime Theatre under the direction of Susann Brinkley, as part of the 7th annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.

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