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The Beloved Dearly

The Beloved Dearly

By Doug Cooney. Adapted from the book by Doug Cooney.

Product Code: BA2000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 4m., 6w. (doubling possible, extras.)
  • Awards: TADA!s First Look Prize | The Charlotte B. Chorpenning Playwright Award

Rights and availability
This title can be licensed and sold throughout Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, 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.

$9.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

In stock

Synopsis

Twelve-year-old Ernie is always looking for a fast buck. This time, the middle-school tycoon stumbles onto a money-making bonanza: pet funerals for kids. He hires Dusty to decorate the burial boxes and Tony to dig the holes, but his prize find is a tomboy named Swimming Pool who delivers a crying jag not to be missed. Business goes through the roof—that is, until Ernie loses Swimming Pool over a raise and the whole venture unravels. It's only after his own pet departs for the canine hereafter that Ernie realizes just how much more there is to life (and death) than making money. A special comedy about business, friendships, loss and how we learn to express our feelings. Awarded TADA!'s First Look Prize and toured by Lincoln Center Institute.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code BA2000
  • Cast Size 10
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 80 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | TYA
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781583420782
* 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.

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
Harlem Middle School Loves Park Illinois 10/18/2018 10/19/2018
Ocala Civic Theatre Ocala Florida 10/5/2018 10/14/2018