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by  Tom Rooney

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 4f

Hypocrisy among modern America professionals is examined with wit and irony. Dick is a prominent lawyer handling a high profile child custody case. David is a notorious OB/GYN and Lisa is his rambunctious girlfriend who is ten years younger than everyone else. Judy is a burned out party girl willing…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    James D. Phelen Award for Literature presented by the San Francisco Foundation

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Hypocrisy among modern America professionals is examined with wit and irony. Dick is a prominent lawyer handling a high profile child custody case. David is a notorious OB/GYN and Lisa is his rambunctious girlfriend who is ten years younger than everyone else. Judy is a burned out party girl willing to settle for dull but kind Arthur. They gather in the proper middle class home of Jake and John for a fifth wedding anniversary celebration. When Jake turns up inexplicably pregnant, the party goers must somehow reconcile things they have been saying with reality. 

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Reviews

Winner of the James D. Phelen Award for Literature awarded by the San Francisco Foundation: "Tom Rooney's play creates an ordinary meeting of people speaking an apparently ordinary language, but charged with Rooney's sense of humor, timing and an ever changing focus."

  

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Time Period: 1990s, 1980s
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)

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4m, 4f
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Tom Rooney

Tom Rooney is a writer, playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. His awards include The James D. Phelan Award for Literature, The New American Comedy Festival award for Best Play, Best Original Screenplay, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and the Audience Award from the Newport Beach International Film ...

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