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Old Broad

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An ageing, decadent old actress reminisces on her life before her final performance. As she waits in the dressing room for her curtain call, she reflects on her life from the highs of being a box office smash in the golden era of Hollywood to the lows of getting a young pretty understudy beaten up. Now in the autumn of her years, she ponders the big question all ageing actresses ask themselves; does Miss Durant have one final performance in her before she heads to the big theatre in the sky? You bet your bottom dollar she has!

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SKU: oap094 Categories: , , , , ,
Product ID: 6208

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Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

One Act

Duration (mins)

15

Male Cast

1 voice

Female Cast

1

Total Cast

1

Synopsis

An ageing, decadent old actress reminisces on her life before her final performance. As she waits in the dressing room for her curtain call, she reflects on her life from the highs of being a box office smash in the golden era of Hollywood to the lows of getting a young pretty understudy beaten up. Now in the autumn of her years, she ponders the big question all ageing actresses ask themselves; does Miss Durant have one final performance in her before she heads to the big theatre in the sky? You bet your bottom dollar she has!

 

Cast

MISS DURANT:    A decadent actress woman from the Bronx, who has a massive chip on her shoulder because of the ageist fascism that is so often displayed towards older women in showbiz. She has a devil may care attitude to life and if her life experience has taught her anything it is that, it’s a dog eat dog world.  She lives her life to excess whether it’s drugs, booze or men.

 

MALE VOICE/MALE PORTER: Male character in his twenties/thirties

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1 review for Old Broad

  1. John Paul Murphy

    This play was shortlisted at the Claremorris Fringe Festival this year. The lead actress, Carmel McCarthy went on to win an award for ‘Best Interpretation of a script by an Actor/Actress’ during the fringe. In the months that followed the play was performed throughout Galway and Mayo to enthralled audiences.

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