THE GIRL WITH THE RED HAIR by Anthony M Laura

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Hayley Jones is admitted into a psychiatric hospital after a suicide attempt, where she’ slowly begins a descent into madness as she loses touch with reality.

 

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CHARACTERS

HAYLEY JONES – soft spoken with a lot to say, 28

YOUNG HAYLEY JONES – should bear a resemble to Hayley, age 11

DOCTOR MICHELLE WATKINS – any age, head of the psychiatric unit

TABITHA BAINES – 65 or older, believes in the delusion of Prince William sweeping her away

EVE CRAVEN – 27, hypersexual in need of connection

COURY LEWIS – 25, sensitive, part of Hayley’s inner life

BETTE MIDLER – 29, a powerhouse diva. (This role should not imitiate Bette Midler, but use her music as a guide)

CORTNEY DAWSON – 20, extremely intellectual, can recite any philosophical text.

AZURA – 18, played by the same actor who plays Cortney. Vibrant, red hair.

NURSE JANICE BROOKS – any age, kind and tolerant, believes in compassion over rules.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Originally mounted in 2010 at Theater for the New City. Revived in 2019 at Alchemical Studios.

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 145 minutes

 

PREVIEW

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