Far from the Tree
- 10 minutes
$7.25 – $35.00
A father should be proud to witness his ambitious son strive to fulfill his career goals, except if the father is a narcissistic dad whose failures come to light by his son’s successes. In “Far from the Tree”, a comedy short play within “Legacy of a Father” series by playwright Monique Franz, the main character has to overcome his father’s tactics of sabotage to stay focused on his future.
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Bobby, a seventeen-year-old boy from the Midwest, aspires to join the military and secure a career for himself in social work. Bart, his red-neck, unemployed father, discourages his son from bettering his life. The dad would rather his son follow is footsteps of failure. Rosie, Bobby’s otherwise dim-witted mother, stands in the gap for her son, offering him the encouragement that his father cannot offer.
This play is also available in the script collection ” Legacy of a Father”.