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Rest Stop
Rest Stop
By Craig Sodaro.

Cast: 2m., 3w. Conservative Ben Gerard doesn't understand his 15-year-old daughter, Christi, who bitterly tries to exert her independence. Christi feels she has taken a back seat to Ben's business, while Mimi, the wife and mother, tries to straddle the widening gulf between father and daughter during a family "vacation." Lunch at a lonely rest stop along a western highway is the scene for yet another father/daughter confrontation. The bickering dies away when a wistful stranger, Violet Aldrich, appears. Before long, she plunges the Gerards into a nightmare which forces them to confront their shattering bonds. But is it too late to salvage the family? Sharp dialogue laced with humor builds "Hitchcockian" suspense that leads to a shocking ending which will touch any audience. One ext. set. Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  R38
Cast Size:  5
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  45
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): 1583424970
Biographies
Chicago-born playwright Craig Sodaro began writing plays in grade school and continued creating unusual dramatic pieces (The Dismembered Pencil) in high school. While attending Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he studied playwriting and had several shows produced by the university theatre company, the Marquette Players. With a degree in journalism and English, Sodaro began a teaching career that would last ...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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