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The Marriage Fool
The Marriage Fool
By Richard Vetere.

Cast: 2m., 2w. "Two generations looking for romance. Snappy wisecracks. A crowd-pleaser." (N. Y. Times) Frank's wife of forty years has died and now the tough, blue-collar man finds the world a different place without his wife taking care of everything for him. He decides to go to a local dance and there meets Florence, a 'Dolly Levi wisdom-spouting widow' who spirals the quiet Frank into a realm of happiness he didn't know he could enjoy - and he falls in love. Frank's son, Robert, is all personality and all womanizer. Terrified of commitment, a special new relationship with Susan throws him into turmoil. Frank announces his plans to marry Florence. Robert is aghast. Why would his father want to tie himself down again - and with Florence, of all women! "...a play about the lessons fathers pass on to their sons.. .about the ways of men with women. Mr. Vetere is sly about deciding which of the two men is the marriage fool." (Boston Herald) One int. set.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  M97
Cast Size:  4
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  64
Royalty:  $75.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $8.95
Approx. Running Time:  80 min.
Categories
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Senior Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 0871297310
Biographies
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 ...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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