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Say Goodnight Gracie S4K000

Say Goodnight Gracie The Life, Laughter and Love of George Burns and Gracie Allen
(Perusal Prepublication Manuscript)

By Rupert Holmes.

Product Code: S4K000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 1m.
  • Awards: Tony Award (nominee)

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Synopsis

Say Goodnight Gracie: The Life, Laughter and Love of George Burns and Gracie Allen will take audiences on a guided tour through an American century told through the eyes of George Burns who savored each day from his impoverished youth on the lower East side to his career in Vaudeville; his marriage to Gracie Allen; their rise to success on stage, screen, radio and TV; and finally George’s “second time around.”

Notes

This title is currently available as a perusal prepublication manuscript.

Required Multimedia Elements

This title requires multimedia elements including audio, video and QLABS that can be purchased from William Franzblau (wfranzblau@aol.com or 201-213-7184). The minimum rental fee for the multimedia package is $500 per week.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code S4K000
  • Cast Size 1
  • Min. Royalty Rate $100/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 90 min

Categories

  • Target Audience College and Adult
  • Performing Group College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592476
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"Begin working with the projections and sound cues that come with the show early on in the process. They aren't all that challenging, it's just one more thing for the actor to get used to."
Tip by Jamie Ulmer, Community Players, Beatrice, Neb.

Media Reviews

“You’ll be in heaven yourself, at least for an hour and a half. Say Goodnight Gracie remembers George Burns no doubt as he would have liked to be remembered.”—Bruce Weber, The New York Times

 “I found myself beaming. You’ll find it irresistible.” —Howard Kissel, New York Daily News

 “An astonishing one-man show … won me over in the first minute and a half.” —Jeffrey Lyons, WNBC-TV

 “Very, very funny! Say Goodnight Gracie is an adorable showbiz valentine. Waves of good old-fashioned laughter.” —Michael Sommers, The Star-Ledger

 “Say Goodnight Gracie is not just a showcase for one man; it’s a showcase for an era.” —The New Yorker

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
Fountain Hills Theater Fountain Hills Arizona 8/20/2021 9/5/2021
Fountain Hills Theater Fountain Hills Arizona 8/20/2021 9/5/2021
Curtain Call Theatre Inc Clifton Park New York 9/24/2021 10/17/2021
Delaware Valley University Doylestown Pennsylvania 7/6/2021 7/11/2021