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Miracle Village

Author: Stacy Davidowitz

Miracle Village

Description: The harmony of a self-sufficient Christian community of sex offenders in rural Florida is shattered by their newest arrival.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2014
Date Added: 11/14/2015
Content Advisory: Strong language, sexually explicit, sexual content, violence
1 Act, 100 Minutes
2 Females, 4 Males, 1 Gender Neutral

NOTE: Miracle Village is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Stacy.Davidowitz@gmail.com.

Keywords: Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Child Abuse · Crime · Dark Comedy · Gender and Sexuality · Gender Identity · Grief and Mourning · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Naturalism/Realism · Pornography · Rape · Religion and Spirituality · Sex · Sickness and Mental Illness · Social Issues · Social Justice

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2016

Original Production Information

Miracle Village was first read as part of Roving Roots Theater Company's spring festival in conjunction with Rag and Bone Theater Company (Dan Balkin, Artistic Director; Executive Producer, David Jenkins) in April 2014 at Sanctuary: Playwrights Theatre in Queens. The cast and creative contributers were:

MART MARSHALL: Tom Bozell
CHASE BLESSING: Neil D'Astolfo
MISS CHELSEA: Will Shaw
PJ MAC: Teddy Lytle
JULIET GARCIA: Lori Felipe-Barkin
LEIF HARRISON: David Jenkins
GAYLE HARRISON: Gina Tuttle

Stage Directions read by Lauren Berst

Director: Dan Balkin

Miracle Village was first workshopped by Indie Theater Now @ Stage Left in conjunction with Rag and Bone Theater Company (Dan Balkin, Artistic Director; Executive Producer, David Jenkins) in August 2014 at Stage Left Studio in Manhattan. The cast and creative contributers were:

MART MARSHALL: Tom Bozell
CHASE BLESSING: Neil D'Astolfo
MISS CHELSEA: Will Shaw
PJ MAC: Matthew Mauer
JULIET GARCIA: Lori Felipe-Barkin
LEIF HARRISON: David Jenkins
GAYLE HARRISON: Michelle Sims

Stage Directions read by Molly O'Neill

Director: Dan Balkin

Image painted by Molly O'Neill

Miracle Village was a Leah Ryan FEWW (Fund for Emerging Women Writers) Playwright's Prize Finalist (2015). Miracle Village had a reading with Fundamental Theater Project at New York Film Academy (2015). Miracle Village was a Shakespeare's Sister Fellowship Semifinalist as part of a Room of Her Own, Hedgebrook, Lark Play Development (2014). Miracle Village had excerpts cold read at Naked Angels' Tuesdays@9, 2014.