A Few Good Years


Two middle-aged daughters with good intentions fix up their reluctant, widowed parents, but the daughters make a terrible mess of everything!

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  • afgy_7_croppedPenny Petersen

    95 minute comedy
    4 men, 4 women, 4-6 non-speaking gender flexible roles

    A Few Good Years is a romantic comedy in the style of The Fantasticks. Two middle-aged daughters fix up their reluctant, widowed parents. To give Libbi and Larry happiness, the daughters make a terrible  mess of everything. A fake robbery, an actress in a clown suit, a guy’s night out bowling, and a fantasy nightmare add to the hilarity. Mimes, who represent ‘Fate,’ intervene to clear the confusion. The play combines charm and wit with a warm understanding of human nature. Best of all, love triumphs in the end. A hit every time it’s been staged! Simple scenic needs. 2 Acts.

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    Also available as a musical!

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    Penny Petersen


    Comedy, Full-length, Longer Plays, Romance

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