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Fixing Gwen

Sam Bobrick

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573704086

An emotional and poignant journey with some laughs along the way as father and son discover how little they actually know about one another.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - A motel room outside of Palm Springs. The present. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Intense Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Mark Morton and his reluctant sixteen year old son, Danny, share a Palm Springs motel for several days. They are there for family week at a rehab center where Gwen, Mark's wife and Danny's mother is trying to recover from severe alcoholism. While Mark has great hopes for Gwen's recovery, Danny has none. An emotional and poignant journey with some laughs along the way as father and son discover how little they actually know about one another.
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CASTING

2m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Features Teens

MARK MORTON - A man in his early fifties.
DANNY MORTON - Mark's sixteen year old son.
YOUNG GWEN - Mark's wife when he first married her, early twenties.
OLD GWEN - Mark's wife as she is now, late forties. 
Author
Sam Bobrick

Sam Bobrick

Sam Bobrick has written and co-written over forty plays, most of them performed throughout the world, which include: Norman, Is That You?, Murder at the Howard Johnson's, Weekend Comedy, Remember Me?, Death in England, Passengers, Are You Sure?, Baggage, Getting Sara Married, The Spider or the Fly, and - without William Shakespeare’s blessing - Hamlet II (Better Than The Original). Twenty-one of ... view full profile

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