The 27 Club – One Act Drama for Three Women (Digital Script). Rita Anderson

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You’ve heard of the 27 club, right? The place where the talented young people of our world go to die. Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison….to name a few. All died aged 27 and all were talents the world won’t forget. But what about those people with just as much talent who die, but miss the 27 club cut off?  Where do they go? It turns out to be a dentist’s office.  Until Amy Winehouse arrives, thinking she should be at the 27 club…

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one act drama for three women
From the production by Rover Dramawerks. Playwright Rita Anderson

THE 27 CLUB – ONE ACT DRAMA FOR THREE WOMEN

You’ve heard of the 27 club, right? The place where the talented young people of our world go to die. Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison….to name a few. All died aged 27 and all were talents the world won’t forget. But what about those people with just as much talent who die, but miss the 27 club cut off?  Where do they go? It turns out to be a dentist’s office.  With two doors, bad seventies decor and Sylvia Plath. In fact Sylvia Plath, famous poet has been there for many years, with Anne Sexton, also a famous poet to keep her company. Time has passed. Maybe even fifty years and the two of them haven’t gone anywhere in this one act drama for three women. Until Amy Winehouse arrives, thinking she should be at the 27 club…

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Rover Dramawerks, Dallas, Texas – 2015
Two Muses Theatre, Detroit, Michigan – 2015
Northeast Lakeview Performing Arts Center,  Alamo College, San Antonio, Texas – 2016
The Wimberley Playhouse, New Plays Series, Wimberley, Texas – 2018
Hyde Park Theatre, Frontera Fest, Austin, Texas – 2019

Read other dramas by Rita:

Final Conversations – a conversation between and mother and a son on the last day of his life
Early Liberty – a crumbling hotel mirrors the lives of those crumbling within its walls

Author: Rita Anderson

Type: One act Play

Genre: Drama

Cast: 3F

Ages of the actors:  27, 30, 46

Suitable for: Teens up

Length: Thirty minutes

Set: Limbo resembles the bright reception area at a dentist’s office with rubber-looking couches or orange chairs. Two doors are staged or implied: one leads to interior (INT) offices. The other is exterior (EXT).

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – this play is very much about knowing the artist and their work, and the actor needs to portray them accurately.

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Copyright © March 2020 Rita Anderson

Production by Northeast Lakeview Performing Arts Center
Production by Rover Dramawerks

Like this play?  Other dramas for women:

Empathy – a collection of monologues for women
Jars – drama about love betweeb two women
Chicken Salad – drama about a mother and a daughter

ONE ACT DRAMA FOR THREE WOMEN

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