Overview


Synopsis

A combination of Neil Simon and Chekhov, The Good Doctor, a comedy with music, is, by turns, charming, hilarious, sad, and touching. It centers around a writer, who speaks to the audience and shares his writing with them, throughout one day. He presents them with a plethora of scenes: some are from his childhood, others are his family and friends, and still others are his own life experiences. The audience meets a variety of characters, all of whom are immediately relatable and strikingly human.

*Despite the many characters only 3m and 2f actors are required.



Show Information

Book
Category
Number of Acts
2 Acts
First Produced
1973
Genres
Settings
Period, Contemporary
Time & Place
russia, turn of the (20th) century
Cast Size
Orchestra Size
None
Dancing
None
Licensor
Ideal For
professional theatre, university / college theatre, amateur theatre, community theatre
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, young adult, mature adult characters

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