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Tar Beach TX9000

Tar Beach

By Tammy Ryan.

Product Code: TX9000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 1m., 4w.

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States.

* 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.

$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

In stock

Synopsis

It is July 1977—the Son of Sam is on the loose, and New York City is in the midst of a brutal heat wave. Sixteen-year-old Mary Claire and her best friend start that day sunning themselves on the roof of her family’s Ozone Park row house. Her younger sister, Reenie, is searching for her lost Medusa head, a Greek mythology class project, while their parents are consumed by the battles of their troubled marriage. The boy-crazy teenagers hatch a plan to stay out all night, but an overstressed electrical grid leads to a city-wide blackout and a sudden loss of innocence.

Notes

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Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code TX9000
  • Cast Size 5
  • Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 100 min

Categories

  • Target Audience High School | College and Adult
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619593329
* 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.

Media Reviews

“Has streaks of love and humor to leaven the depiction of a blue-collar family coming apart.” —Florida Theater Onstage

“Ryan’s dialogue and reporting of marital and familial interaction is simply superb.” —Florida Theater Onstage

“Tammy Ryan’s dialogue is rapid fire and she seems to have tapped into the ghosts of family arguments everywhere.” —Q on Stage

“This is a big, thick slice of life that is fiction and non-fiction, experience and observation, life and love and struggle.”  —Q on Stage

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