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Ordinary People
Ordinary People
By Nancy Pahl Gilsenan. Adapted from the novel by Judith Guest.

Cast: 6m., 3w. Conrad Jarrett had an older brother named Buck, and now Buck is gone. What';s left of young Conrad';s family, with his successful, well-intentioned father and his beautiful, organized and remote mother, is in terrible jeopardy, as is Conrad himself. They are all "ordinary people" and each is fighting a hard battle. This play goes to the essence of a young man, his friends and family, their relationships and survival. We consider this full-length play to be an extraordinary opportunity for your cast, as each role has a rich texture and purpose that will challenge and stretch your actors. A critic from The New York Times summed up, "The anxiety, despair and joy that is common to every human experience … if Conrad and his family are ordinary people, why then so are we all." One int. set. Approximate Running Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  O39
Cast Size:  9
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  71
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  100 min.
Categories
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama | Literary Classic
ISBN (10): 0871295008
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Nancy Gilsenan Hersage is a Los Angeles writer who has written for all three networks (ABC, NBC and CBS) and public television. She is the author of 18 published stage plays and the winner of five national awards in playwriting, including two awards from the Eugene O'Neill Theater National Playwrights Conference. Her plays have been produced on three continents, and ...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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