SHAKIN’ THE BLUE FLAMINGO

by Gwen Flager

Seven charming and sometimes fiery Southern lesbians volunteer to plan the first LGBTQ prom for the local high school students. The twenty plus years of life since college have not dulled the jealousy and unrequited love of a few of the old friends. A successful sorority sister returns to town determined to romance the woman she has loved all of her life. Grief and mourning are on full display as the lovers expose their separate pain. As prom night arrives, plans unravel, infidelities are revealed and these women are forced to confront their fears. The first dance commences at dusk on the worn floor of the cafĂ© in hopes that dreams really can come true.

  • Cast Size: 7W
  • Running Time: 90+ minutes
  • Royalty Rate: $75 per performance

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About the Playwright

Gwen Flager is a storyteller, who grew up in Louisiana and Alabama. Waiting To Be Mended and Shakin’ the Blue Flamingo, full length plays, have been produced in Houston, Texas, as well as her 10-minute plays, In Flight and Jornada del Muerto.  Her plays have additionally been produced in California, Kansas, Louisiana and Pennsylvania.  Gwen is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and lives in southern Nevada.

Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (2 votes)
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Peggy Hickman
nextstagepressplays

I was blessed to have seen this play in Houston, TX and absolutely loved it. Inspiring and funny!

4 weeks ago
Ronda Dmith
nextstagepressplays

Great writing

Saw the play in Houston. Writing was excellent. Cast was perfect. Enjoyed the play so much.

4 weeks ago

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