by John Richards
Four vignettes playfully examine the theme of intolerance and consequences. Act I: Bright, middle-class high school senior Plum Everly is on a college tour with her uptight father, Hank Everly, when she meets overachieving silver spooner Kevin Biltmore, who’s vying for the same spot. Act II: Kevin confronts his high school English teacher Ms. Libby Cook. who is threatening to torpedo his lofty academic aspirations by giving him a B. Act III: Ms. Cook leads a bird watching expedition with Plum and Hank into the wilds of Oregon with disastrous results. Act IV: Dr. Everly presents Ms. Cook with an impossible choice to save her life.
- Cast Size: 3M 3W
- Running Time: 90+minutes
- Royalty Rate: $75 per performance
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About the Playwright
John Richards is a playwright and novelist living in Santa Barbara, California. His plays are innovative, absurd and aim to be humorous and entertaining. Much of his ideas come from his family, wife Julie, children, David, Abby and Laurel, and his golden retriever, Macaroni. To entertain an audience is why John writes. In that process, in this small way, John attempts to change us–for the better. John has holds degrees and certifications from California State University, Duke University, and Harvard Business School. He holds a Master in Fine Art in Writing from Antioch University.