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Waiting to Be Invited
Waiting to Be Invited
Kennedy Center Roger L. Stevens Award for New Playwright

Adrienne Kennedy Award for Most Promising Young Dramatist

"A poignant play…underscores the goodness of ordinary people at their best." —Christian Science Monitor

"Waiting to Be Invited is both observant and touching and provides a tour de force for its actors." —TalkinBroadway.com

"Considered strictly as theatre, it would be well worth seing… but seen in the context of Black History Month, this show is essential viewing." —KDHX Theatre Review
By S.M. Shephard-Massat.

Cast: 1m., 5w. (No doubling.) It's the summer of 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia. Four middle-aged black women, co-workers from a local doll factory, travel by city bus to a "whites only" eating establishment inside a downtown Atlanta department store Their purpose is to "test" their newly acquired civil rights handed down by the Supreme Court outlawing segregation in eating establishments. This funny, touching play received the Kennedy Center Roger L. Stevens Award for New Playwrights and the Adrienne Kennedy Award for Most Promising Young Dramatist. Approximate Running Time: 80 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  WA3
Cast Size:  6
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  58
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  80 min.
Categories
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult | Family (All Audiences)
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Senior Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy | Drama
ISBN (10): 158342265X
Publication Date: 06/30/2005
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This title can only be licensed/sold in the U.S. and Canada
* 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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