Dad and the Dog

Author: Ken Wolf

Dad and the Dog

Description: It is the Summer of 1969, and Mom has left with the five kids to live with her parents, and Dad is left with the Family dog, Missy, and that is when everything changed.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2012
Date Added: 11/24/2013
Content Advisory: An occasional F- word but it can be cut in production
1 Act, 70 Minutes
0 Females, 1 Male

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Keywords: Animals · Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Child Abuse · Comedy · Divorce · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Families · Historical · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Religion and Spirituality · Rock and Roll · Tearjerker · True Stories

Original Production Information

Dad and the Dog was first produced in November 2012 (and then again in July 2013) at Manhattan Repertory Theatre with the following cast and credits:

Missy: Roma Pierro-Wolf
Hank Wolf: Ken Wolf

Director: Ken Wolf
Sound: Ken Wolf and Katherine Cartusciello
Lighting: Katherine Cartusciello