Waist Deep

Play

New Work
Writers: Jennifer Reichert

Overview

Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts
1
Genres
Drama
Settings
Contemporary, Unit/Single Set
Time & Place
An attic, 1969
Cast Size
small
Licensor
None/royalty-free
Ideal for
All-Female Cast, College/University, Regional Theatre, Small Cast
Casting Notes
Mostly female cast
Includes young adult, adult characters

Synopsis

After the show she wrote for was cancelled for a joke that offended the president, April, a young comedy writer, hides out in the attic to avoid her conservative family. They support the president and her father despised the show she worked on. April's sister, Daisy, comes up to the attic to convince April to come downstairs, but their conversation soon takes a serious, political turn.

Lead Characters