ROSE JOHNSON AND THE CATHODE RAY TUBE by Jo Brisbane

£4.00

ROSE JOHNSON AND THE CATHODE RAY TUBE is a one-act play that looks in on Rose and Tom Johnson, who live on an isolated mountain in rural America, in the year 1954. Their simple lives insulate them from worldly things. Rose is often confused and frightened by the stories she reads in her precious magazines, and she is obsessed by the amazing promises of magazine advertisements. Rose and Tom Johnson may be the last and final innocents in North America, until their cozy lives are blasted apart with the surprise arrival of a new television

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CHARACTERS

ROSE JOHNSON: age 20s, the last innocent in North America.

TOM JOHNSON: age 20s, the other last innocent in North America

MAX MOON: age 40s, delivery man for Acme & Acme.

FRED NOONAN: Age 40s, delivery man for Acme & Acme

TELEVISION: 1954 Floor Model.

 

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Staged Readings at: Provincetown Theatre (Provincetown, MA USA); and Cotuit Center for the Arts Main Stage (Cotuit, MA USA)

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 30 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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