A Son's Illusive Search for His Mother's Happiness : a Two Character Play
Author: Sam Bobrick,Julie Stein
Pubpsher: Samuel French, Inc.
Comedy / 1m, 1f / Unit set "A Son's Illusive Search for His Mother's Happiness" In an exchange of hilarious letters between an overbearing mother and her adult son, he blames her for breaking up his marriage and ruining his life. She can't understand why things so trivial should bother him. The angst, aggravation and madness of the love/hate relationship between Sheldon and his mother, Mrs. Levine, unforgettable characters who are thousands of miles apart and still way too close. "Hilariously warped." - Pasadena Weekly "Entertaining...outrageous." - Arizona Summer Wildcat
The plays and playwrights represented in the 2005 annuals include: The Beard of Avon, Amy Freed Bridewell, Charles Evered Cavedweller (Based on the novel by Dorothy Allison) (3), Kate Moira Ryan The Clean House, Sarah Ruhl Cobra Neck, Keith Josef Adkins Common Ground, Brendon Votipka The Crazy Time, Sam Bobrick Cutrs!, Allison Moore Dark River, Alexa Romanes Den of Thieves, Stephen Adly Guirgis Die! Mommy! Die!, Charles Busch Elephant (2), Margie Stokley Eloise & Ray (2), Stephanie Fleischmann Fabulation (3), Lynn Nottage Free Gift, Israel Horovitz Handler, Robert Schenkkan Hate Mail, Kira Obolensky and Bill Corbett Hazzard County, Allison Moore Jewish Girlz (3), Elizabeth Swados Kalighat, Paul Knox The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (3), Stephen Adly Guirgis The Left Hand Singing, Barbara LeBow The Long Christmas Ride Home (2), Paula Vogel Memory House (4), Kathleen Tolan Message From the Driver, Katie Bull The Moonlight Room (2), Tristine Skyler Moot the Messenger (3), Kia Corthron Octophobia, James Still The Outrageous Adventures of Sheldon & Mrs. Levine, Sam Bobrick and Julie Stein Passive Belligerence, Stephen Belber The Penetration Play (2), Winter Miller Red Death, Lisa D'Amour Schoolgirl Figure, Wendy MacLeod Second (2), Neil Utterback Self Defense; or, Death of Some Salesmen, Carson Kreitzer Speaking Well of the Dead, Israel Horovitz Squats, Martin Jones String of Pearls, Michele Lowe The Taxi Cabaret, Peter Mills Tumor, Sheila Callaghan Waving Goodbye, Jamie Pachino What the Night Is For, Michael Weller