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Snatch a Falling Star
Snatch a Falling Star
By Craig Alpaugh.

Cast: 2m., 1w. The Kansas City Star called the premiere of this play "...a first-rate new comedy... an unqualified delight..a wonderfully entertaining play." What happens when Ned Reardon, the ultimate superstar, who's bent on self-destruction with drugs and alcohol, meets up with his greatest fan, an adoring young woman who's been in love with him ever since she saw him live on stage? Comedy, of course! Jan Fuqua talks her reluctant, aspiring actor brother, Jimmy, into helping her kidnap Ned in order to rehabilitate him. Ned, of course, is not too crazy about the idea. We watch Ned go through a variety of feelings: anger, disbelief and denial. He finally gets his revenge, but it comes at a cost. Ned hadn't figured on one thing—falling in love. This play says something to all of us as these three mismatched characters discover things about each other and themselves. Snatch a Falling Star is that rare play that makes us laugh and touches us at the same time. Successful productions in both Los Angeles and New York. One int. set.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  S93
Cast Size:  3
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  60
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  75 min.
Categories
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 0871290251
Biographies
Craig Alpaugh holds a BSE in Theatre Arts from Emporia State University and an MA in playwriting from the University of Arizona. He is the author of seven published plays and was a winner of a national playwriting contest; a former playwright-in-residence at the Cricket Theatre in Minneapolis; and a recipient of the Miller Fellowship in playwriting. Alpaugh's play The ...More
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This title can be licensed/sold throughout the world
* 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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