By the Name of Kensington
by Jean Lenox Toddie
Short Play, Dramatic Comedy / 2m, 2f
From the author of A Little Something for the Ducks, White Room of My Remembering and Looking for a Better Berry Bush, among others, comes the story of a well bred cricket from London who is dismayed to find himself playing doppelganger to a woman in Appalachia. In this humorous an…
How does a young lady, considered to be "a trifle slow," respond to the challenges of an erudite doppelganger, a cricket by the name of Kensington? This light-hearted look at relationships explores the meaning of family and choice.
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: 1950s
- Duration: 40 minutes
The kitchen of a cottage in a coal mining town in Appalachia. It is suggested that the set might reflect the colors of the costumes to enhance the fantasy aspect of the play.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes
CLOONEY - An appealing sixteen-year-old, who, because she is "a trifle slow," appears younger.
MAMA - Her mother.
JEREMIAH - Her brother.
KENSINGTON - The cricket by the name of Kensington.
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