A Bag of Green Apples

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

Short Play, Drama  /  2f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)

Patricia, a young woman of twenty, returns to the scene of her childhood-- her aunt Ester's beach house. She hopes to learn from her aunt, who raised her, answers about her past so that she can better understand who she is in the present. She interacts with Patty (her ten year old self) as well as w…

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A Bag of Green Apples

by  Jean Lenox Toddie

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Festival of First-Playwriting Competition, Carmel, CA
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Patricia, a young woman of twenty, returns to the scene of her childhood -- her aunt Esther's beach house. She hopes to learn from her aunt, who raised her, answers about her past so that she can better understand who she is in the present. She interacts with Patty (her ten-year-old self) as well as with Esther of past and present. 

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day, 1970s
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting:

    A cottage on the beach in late spring.

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

Casting

2f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)

ESTHER - A woman in her late thirties.
PATRICIA - A young woman of twenty.
PATTY - The child Patricia was at age ten.
EDDIE - A thirteen-year-old country boy.

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