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Reunion Special

  • J. Michael DeAngelis
  • Short Play, Comedy, Present Day, Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
  • 3M, 3F
  • ISBN: 9780573698644

A desperate former child actor reunites with his now adult co-stars at a funeral.

  • Short Play
  • Comedy
  • 30 minutes

  • Time Period: Present Day, Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Target Audience: Teen (Age 14 - 18), Adult
  • Set Requirements: Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set
  • Cautions: Gun Shots, Mild Adult Themes, Strong Language

  • Performance Group:
  • Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups, College Theatre / Student

  • Accolades:
  • Winner! 2009 NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Original Play
A desperate former child actor reunites with his now adult co-stars at a funeral.

Published in Accidents Happen.

Premiere Production:

Reunion Special was first produced as part of Accidents Happen at The Circle Players in Piscataway, New Jersey on July 11, 2008. It was directed by the author.

  • Casting: 3M, 3F
  • Casting Attributes: Ensemble cast, Color blind casting

  • DUNCAN GORCZYNSKI - A former child star, now in hard times. 30s.
    CYRUS O'LEARY - Fawning owner of the funeral parlor. Mid to late 50s.
    MAGGIE O'LEARY - Cyrus's excitable sister. Slightly dumpy. Late 40s.
    EDDIE TAYLOR - Former child star, now a handsome movie star. 30s.
    NANCY NOBLE - Former child star, sexual, domineering and cold. 30s.
    JILLIAN MCMILLAN - Former child star, soft spoken, warm and flowery. 30s.