Daughter of the Regiment
By Jim Dalglish
Its Billy’s first day at a new school - a private military academy. Now if only his mother could get him out of the limousine.
"Ritalin. But you don't have to tell that to your new friends. Just say it's a special vitamin." - Mother
- Mother - Late twenties or early forties. Southern with a great deal of pageant poise.
Limousine on its way to a private military school in the suburbs of Maryland
Two chairs that suggest the front seat of a limousine. Purse and Army staff officer cap rest on the stage right chair. Vintage 1970s two-way radio/phone is on stand between chairs.
The self-perpetuating nature of America’s war machine.
Panelist Choice Award Last Frontier Theater Festival, 2002.
Acting Class Scenes:
Monolog: woman late twenties/early thirties
Reading: Playwrights for Pets, New York, 10/15/07
Full Production: Provincetown Theatre Company/Narrowland Arts, Massachusetts, 8/09/02- 9/29/02
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