How Green Was My Brownie

How Green Was My Brownie

by: Jack Sharkey

by: Jack Sharkey

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How Green Was My Brownie

How Green Was My Brownie

by: Jack Sharkey

by: Jack Sharkey

Overview

A bit of madness is loose in the Flinder house. Winifred Flinder, supposedly just out of the hospital, insists she was living it up in Paris. Her husband thinks she is planning to go into the convent, while their daughter Bonnie suspects both of her parents are nuts. The nurse thinks the neighboring piano teacher is a great pediatric surgeon, and the gynecologist gratefully accepts payment for an operation he may not have performed. Add to this a general handyman who insists the brownies have it in for the Flinders, a housekeeper who expects to be murdered in her bed, a neighbor whose purse contains anything from crowbars to teddy bears, and an unsolicited appearance by the Headless Horseman, and you have this jolly jaunt through a superstition-ridden environs where anything can happen and eventually does.

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Keywords

Fairy Tales

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

Details

  • Genre: Farce
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Non-Traditional casting
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey (1931-1992) was born on May 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. He began writing when he was 10 years old. He graduated from college with a BA in the Creative Writing Field of the English major. After that, he taught school for two years from 1953 to 1955. In mid-1955, Mr. Sharkey enlisted in th ...

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