After graduating from a small Wisconsin high school, Sam heads to college on a bowling scholarship—but her cousin Jaycee’s future isn’t looking as bright. In the bar of their local bowling alley, Sam and a few friends attempt to celebrate Jaycee’s last night in town before she goes to prison the next morning. Cake is eaten, gifts are opened, pitchers of beer are finished … but it’s hard to find the right words. In a stirring portrayal of a cross-section of rural America, a very real group of young women struggle with the pressure to “make something” of themselves while navigating their own and one another’s evolutions. As they face adulthood, the bowling alley becomes a place to celebrate triumphs, confront challenges, and forge new identities. Twilight Bowl questions the blueprint for a successful life and embraces the unknown of the road ahead. Contains adult content and language.
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- Type of Show Full-length Play
- Product Code TW2000
- Cast Size 6
- Min. Royalty Rate $110/perf
- Cost $11.95
- Approx. Run Time 90 min
- Target Audience College and Adult
- Performing Group College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
- Genre Comedy | Drama
- ISBN(13) 9781619592278
“Alive, real, raw and in the moment.” —Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“This play really captures the difficulty … when it comes to the nexus of love and jealousy.” —Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“Twilight Bowl is a thoughtful and delicate examination of what it means for … young women … to find their places in the world.” —Broadway World
“A strong working-class drama for our times.” —Daily Herald
“90 minutes without a gutter ball.” —Stage and Cinema
“A telling depiction of a crucial transitional period in the lives of a cross-section of young women who are at once lost and found in the American heartland.” —WTTW