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These Days

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These Days Full-lengths

By: Greg Elsasser
Cast: 3 M, 8 F, 5 flexible, opt. extras
Performance Time: Approximately 90 minutes, 89 pgs.

These Days

COMEDY. The Wilder kids’ home is fairly ordinary except for one thing—they have no parents. Their mother has abandoned them and run off with her boyfriend to start a new life in Pakistan, and they do not know who or where their father is. Afraid the family will be broken up and sent to separate foster homes, the Wilder kids ask their 24-year-old cousin, Tristan, to come and live with them for one year to serve as their legal guardian. Going against his fiancée’s wishes, Tristan moves into the Wilder’s house and all goes smoothly at first. But the household soon erupts into mayhem when the kids bring home an assortment of homeless animals and a busybody neighbor suffers an “unfortunate event” with a stale sheet cake just as a social worker arrives to check up on the kids!

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $8.95 each
Royalty: $75.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $291.00  (19 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Greg Elsasser Greg Elsasser was written several plays, many of which have been produced in community theatres, colleges, and high schools throughout the country. Mr. Elsasser teaches English and drama at Warren High School and resides in Downey, CA with his wife, Kristie, and two sons.

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