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Birdgirl on Walkabout

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Birdgirl on Walkabout One-Acts 20

By: James Armstrong
Cast: 1 M, 1 F
Performance Time: Approximately 25 minutes, 24 pgs.

Drama. Winner of the Best Play Award, Boston Playwrights' Platform Annual Festival of New Plays. A brother and sister head west on a roadtrip to visit the Grand Canyon when their car breaks down in an Arizona desert. Stranded, the two must confront pain, anger, and confusion as they search for meaning in their lives. Billy, the pragmatic younger brother, ridicules his idealistic sister, Miriam, for her desire to pursue the wonders and beauty of life. As layers of the past are revealed, the tension between these opposing realities erupts. This compelling coming-of-age drama evokes both the disturbing uncertainties of life and the necessity of forgiveness and understanding.

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

Scripts: $6.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $13.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $138.00  (5 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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James Armstrong James Armstrong grew up in northwest Florida, where he first started writing plays. He studied English and theater at Drew University and holds an MFA in dramatic writing from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Armstrong taught English at Somerville Charter School in Somerville, MA. He lives in New York City and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

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