by Hank Kimmel

A righteous rabbi tries to honor the memory of her scheming father without betraying her core beliefs. 

Samantha Marcus is a progressive rabbi who wants to live a good and decent life.  She and her three sisters – a real estate developer, a struggling tennis pro, and a spiritualist – have been out of touch for years.  Following the death of their father, who was a hard-drinking, hard-driving union activist, Samantha is impelled to bring them together to re-calculate their shared legacy and divide his estate.

Divided Among Themselves is a dramatic comedy that explores America’s differing views toward money, charity, and self-reliance – while examining the relationship of a grown child to a deceased parent.

  • Cast Size: 2M 4W
  • Running Time 80 minutes
  • Royalty Rate: $75 per performance

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About the Playwright

Hank Kimmel (he/him) is an Atlanta-based playwright. He writes about religious strays, former athletes, distressed lawyers, and overwhelmed parents. Many of these plays can be found at newplayexchange.org/users/2311/hank-kimmel. He is a founding member of Working Title Playwrights, serves on the Board of the Alliance for Jewish Theatre, and is a long-time member of the Dramatists Guild. Along with writing plays, Hank mediates legal disputes by day and coaches tennis at night. During the Pandemic, he completed a six-word play every day for a year and is currently looking for a home for his compendium of 365 plays. www.hankkimmel.com 

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