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THEY RUN IN OUR FAMILYAdd to Cart
By: Donald PaytonAdd to Wish List
THEY RUN IN OUR FAMILY
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Type: Full Length Play
Genre: Comedy
Theme: Athletics
Running Time: 90 minutes
Speaking Cast: 11 females, 8 males, 19 total cast
ISBN: 978-1-61588-154-3
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Recent Productions:
Madelia High School - Madelia, MN
Milton-Union Schools - West Milton, OH
Ellis High School - Ellis, KS
West Elk High School - Howard, KS
DuBray Middle School - St. Peters, MO
Fisher Jr.-Sr. High School - Fisher, IL
Christ Lutheran School - Norfolk, NE
Easton Valley High School - Preston, IA
Truman High School - Truman, MN
Norton Community High School - Norton, KS
Green Lake Public Schools - Green Lake, WI
East Greene CSD - Grand Junction, IA
Willow River ISD # 577 - Willow River, MN
Corn Bible Academy - Corn, OK
Jonathan Dayton High School Dramatics - Springfield, NJ
Trinity Lutheran Church and School - Davenport, IA
Immaculate Heart of Mary School - Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Horace Mann Middle School - Wausau, WI
St. John-Endicott High School - St. John, WA
Pontotoc High School - Pontotoc, MS
Ackerman High School - French Camp, MS
Kee High School - Lansing, IA
Northville Central School - Northville, NY
Greenfield School - Greenfield, TN
Sanborn Central School - Forestburg, SD
Edgerton Christian Elementary School - Edgerton, MN
Virden High School - Virden, IL
Pennridge South Middle School - Perkasie, PA
South Heart High School - South Heart, ND
West Bend East High School - West Bend, WI
Honey Grove High School - Honey Grove, TX
Heath High School - West Paducah, KY
Southview Christian School - Statesville, NC
Humansville R-IV Schools - Humansville, MO
Greenville High School - Greenville, PA
Bedford Community School - Bedford, IA
RHCL School - Holy Cross, IA
ST. GEORGE SCHOOL - HERMANN, MO
Dierks High School Senior Class - Dierks, AR
 
Synopsis
They run, they jog, they do push-ups, and they all do their part to make the Pennywinner residence a veritable gymnasium. All, that is, except Mom and Peggy who insist that life cannot revolve around athletics just because Dad coaches the Central High Frogs. He coaches football in the fall, basketball in the winter, track in the spring, baseball in the summer, then, as Mom laments, "We start the vicious circle all over again." Dad—Coach Sam—lives and breathes sports 24 hours a day; daughter Pat, aspires to be a wrestling champ; son Buzz, is about to start in his first football game for the Frogs; and son Alvin, lives to wear a Frog jersey. Dad's football teams have lost 25 straight and play arch-rival Northview on Friday night. As the big game approaches, pressure and pandemonium mount. The Northview Nomad attack is led by Alexander the Great, who, it's learned, is a member of the Northview team. Dad assumes he's a spy and decides to fight fire with fire. The fire he chooses is Pat, who is to have her first date ever, with Alexander. By the end of the second act (1), it's discovered that Alexander is a member of the Northview the DEBATE team; (2), Spook is tackled by the porch swing and lost for the game; (3), Buzz is derailed with a virus; and (4), doom and gloom reign as Dad submits his letter of resignation. Ultimately, it's Peggy herself who hilariously manages to save the day - and the game - as she and Mom finally decide "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!" One interior set.
 

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