Robert Anthony Playwright
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A Trip to the Orient

A One-Act Play with a Cast of 4

Full Synopsis

A dream play wherein the present collides with the past and future. As two teenage daughters question the lives of their parents we see the power of love, the risk taken when you follow your dreams, the sometimes mysterious relationship between distance and devotion, and finally the crushing reality of regret.

Cast of Characters

MOTHER Attractive woman, 30-40; exotic; mysterious; forgetful; selfish; has strange marriage.
FATHER Sailor, 40-50; world traveler; has neglected his daughters; has many regrets.
CLARISSA Teenage daughter; loves her sister; misses her parents; has never understood their marriage.
GRETCHEN Same as Clarissa.