Dead Accounts

by  Theresa Rebeck

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 3f

Dead Accounts is the story of a brother, a sister, and a surprise reunion that turns their family upside down. A $27 million secret proves that the truth can be complicated.

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Dead Accounts

by  Theresa Rebeck

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration


    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre


    Not Applicable
  • Accolades


    From Broadway
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back… with no questions asked.
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"The laughs never stop" - Wall Street Journal 

"The best Broadway comedy of the year" -


  • Scenes from DEAD ACCOUNTS on Broadway
  • Director Jack O'Brien on Broadway's DEAD ACCOUNTS
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.



  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: A suburban American kitchen in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


2m, 3f

LORNA - Jack's sister
JENNY - Jack's wife
PHIL - Jack's childhood friend
BARBARA - Jack and Lorna's mother

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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)


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Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeckis a widely produced playwright throughout the United States and abroad. New York productions of her work include Dead Accounts at the Music Box Theatre; Seminar at the Golden Theatre; Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club Production; The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Fa ...

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Dead Accounts premiered on Broadway in November of 2012 under the direction of Jack O'Brien. 

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