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By: Eddie McPhersonAdd to Wish List
Script: $8.50
Notebook Script: $16.75
   (8.5 x 11 3-ring binder with large margins for notes)
First Performance Royalty: $75.00
Each Additional Performance: $75.00
Video Rights: $30.00
Artwork Image Download: $30.00
Types: Full Length Play, Community Theatre
Genres: Comedy, Farce, Hillbilly
Themes: Hillbilly, Family
Running Time: 90 minutes
Speaking Cast: 11 females, 7 males, 18 total cast
ISBN: 978-1-61588-161-1
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Customer Comments:
By Jonas Lawrence - Director - Mogadore High School
Absolutely hilarious! Audience was cracking up throughout the entire play. Although not a big name play, we had the most people attend these performances.
By Kevin Gidley - Director - Wayne-Westland Community Schools
Great play. Witty dialogue and a fun production to pull together.
By Press Release - Director - The Looking Glass Players
Buena Vista, VA (October 4th) - The Looking Glass Players have announced encore performances of Virgil’s Family Reunion. Due to on-going requests for tickets for the sold-out hillbilly farce, the play will be held over through October 17th.
By Diana Eichelberger - Director - Adario Community Players
We have produced all of the Virgil plays with GREAT success. We have our plays once a year, for three weekends, and it has been going on for 113 years. During a time when it is so hard to find family friendly plays, we found the Virgil series to be exactly what we were looking for. Solid play, great humor and squeaky clean.
By Justin Huskey - Actor - Sevier County High School
This play is really funny. I love this script. Mr. McPherson did a wonderful job!
Sometimes, everything that can go wrong will. It's summer and time for backyard fun and the semi-annual Sludge family get-together. The morning of the relative disaster begins with the snooty yankee neighbor next door, Pamela Chambers, who warns the Sludges that she plans to draft a petition for eviction because the Sludge's noxious, weed-infested landscape does not promote a safe and attractive community. Scrambling to get the plastic silverware polished and fried chicken on the grill, Eloise considers Pamela's uppity threats empty threats until an officer shows up to arrest Harley Wayne, Eloise's husband, for trampling Pamela's perennial garden with his four-wheeler. The barbeque heats up when Virgil and Margaret have their first real lovers' spat and Ellard, Virgil's best friend, proposes to Virgil's sister using visual aids, and the 95-year old matriarch of the family announces her plans to elope with her new boyfriend, Mr. Perky. The bedlam continues in this hilarious but true account of the worst family reunion in the history of the Sludge's nutty family tree.

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