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The Classic
The Classic
By Richard Vetere.

Cast: 3m., 4w. Michael Forte, in his mid-30s, is an author who truly believes that a great writer cannot have children. He has written a novel about the subject that nobody wants to publish. He throws literary quotes into his conversation and like a character out of early Fellini, he is inundated with women who want him. But Michael only wants his book published and then he wants to move to a home on a craggy hillside above the sea in Maine. In his way are various obstacles: a pretty neighbor woman who wants to marry him (her grandfather is a major crime boss); a wealthy woman publisher who wants his children and who makes a tempting offer; a crazy attorney who is suing him for plagiarism; a car mechanic who is working on his car and secretly yearns to be a writer; and a wonderful, ephemeral young woman with whom Michael falls madly in love. All these encounters take place in one day during which Michael must decide where the rest of his life will lead. One int. set. Approximate Running Time: 80 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  C95
Cast Size:  7
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  77
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  80 min.
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 0871298635
Richard Vetere is a playwright, novelist, published poet, film, TV writer and actor. He wrote the novel The Third Miracle published by Simon & Schuster which is now in several languages and co-authored the screenplay adaptation produced by Frances Ford Coppola starring Ed Harris. His other plays include Machiavelli, Caravaggio, Gangster Apparel, The Marriage Fool and his Pulitzer-nominated One Shot, ...More
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