RIDING A PEACOCK – AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY DRAMA SCRIPT
RIDING A PEACOCK is a play about life as it affects two young successful African/American families. One family rises from the “Ghetto,” and the other comes out of the Black elite. The play’s focus is upon an aspiring writer named Joyce Withers. Joyce yearns to make a full time living as a writer, but struggles with how to become one. Her first novel, written when she was a young woman, was aptly entitled, “Riding a Peacock,” signifying a journey to freedom on a bird’s back. For Joyce, writing means freedom and a chance to truly be herself. This play is the journey of how she accomplishes that and how her family grows. As much as it is powerful with interpretations of life, RIDING A PEACOCK is packed with incredibly lively characters and humor.
Author: Viney Loretta Moore
Genre: African American Family Drama
Type: One Act Play
Length: Fifty minutes, 50 minutes
Number of actors: Seven, 7, 4F, 3M
Ages of actors: Twenties to Fifties
Level of Difficulty: 6/10 – characters each tell their stories.
Set: Two sets – one is a nice suburban home outdoors and the other is a corporate office.
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Cost is $6 for this previously produced play
Copyright October 2013 Viney Loretta Moore and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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