Drama with music. By Kathryn Schultz Miller.
Cast: 1m., 1w., 1 boy, 1 girl. This is a heartwarming story of a grandfather's extraordinary gift of life. Many turn-of-the-20th-century songs such as "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" and "The Good Old Summer Time" enhance the magic. Grandpa remembers his shining moment in 1910, the year of Halley's comet. As his life comes to an end, he seeks to pass on the glory of that moment to his grandson. Set on an Ohio farm, the play introduces two children; William Henry and his tomboy cousin, Ally. They learn about friendship and maturity as Grandpa's shining moment becomes clear with a bittersweet ending. Production notes are available in the script containing details on costumes, set, characterization and music. One set. Costumes: from the 1890s in the American Midwest. Approximate running time: 60 minutes.