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One Day at the Zoo
One Day at the Zoo
By G.M. (Bud) Thompson.

Cast: 3m., 3w. (2 offstage voices.) At first, the Ridgeland's home seems rather drab and unimaginative. But we soon learn that the living space we see isn't so much their home as their cage. Glenn, Monica and their teenage children, Becky and Ryan, are not merely prisoners; they are zoo animals—the featured specimens of the Earth Family Natural Habitat Display and Anthropological Exposition, the star attraction of the Intergalactic Zoo, located some 450 million light-years from Earth. On this particular day, the Ridgelands agree to switch parts for the next show. What starts out as great fun soon turns into a startling revelation and takes a menacing turn when they are caught. This play raises powerful questions about what it means to be a family, being an individual in a family, and the importance of keeping a family together. One int. set. Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  O58
Cast Size:  6
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  47
Royalty:  $35.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  45 min.
Categories
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
ISBN (10): 0871297418
Biographies
G.M. (Bud) Thompson was born and raised in Ridgewood, N.J. He holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Hope College in Holland, Mich., and a master's degree in theological studies from McCormick Seminary in Chicago. In addition to being a playwright, he spent 15 years in professional youth ministry. Thompson is also a graphic designer, director, actor and voice talent. ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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