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Refraction of Light
- 100 minutes
- 2 Males, 2 Females, Min/Max 4
Professional, Simple Set
On the day World War II ends, another war begins. Joe Taylor, an African-American veteran decides he wants to marry Nettie French, a childhood sweetheart, and buy the house belonging to Rose Beauchamp, a white teacher who has befriended both Nettie, daughter of Rose’s deceased best friend, and Joe and encouraged their friendship and academic aspirations. Rose’s prejudice rears its head and her reluctance to sell her house to Joe sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to destroy all their futures. Harry Rosen, a Jewish immigrant from Nazi Germany, enters their lives and helps them find their way home.Read More
The Unmasking of Yetta Breen
- 120 Minutes
- 5 Male, 5 Female, Min/Max 10
A full-length touching and funny ‘dramedy’ by Mickey Coburn, about a newly widowed woman and her changing relationships with her grown children. Yetta’s family expect her to remain ‘mama’: dependent and indecisive but Yetta has ideas of her own. After years of marriage, she wants to live for herself. But when the suitors begin to appear!!!! Will Yetta be able to emancipate herself from the role of “Jewish Mother”? Even if her new beau is the “likker” salesman?
Great for community and regional theaters. Downloadable PDF available.
- 15 minutes
- 1 Male, 2 Females, Max/Min cast 3
Competitions, Holocaust Theme, Mother-Daughter, Simple Set
In 19366, a one-act, 3-character drama by Lori M. Myers, an elderly survivor of the Holocaust encounters a rebellious teenager in a tattoo parlor. Defying her mother’s wishes, Melanie is determined to get a butterfly tattoo. First in line is Sarah, an elderly concentration-camp survivor, who is removing her own tattoo–91366. Great for competition one-acts, for inclusion in an evening of short plays, or to introduce a discussion group on parent-teen relationships or survival. Downloadable, printable PDF available.Read More