Someone's Knocking

Author: Rich Orloff

Someone's Knocking

Description: A woman afraid of “out there” finds that her view of life changes when Opportunity knocks on the door – literally!
Year Written/Copyrighted: 1994
Date Added: 7/20/2014
Content Advisory: Just a few risqué jokes. (There is also a high school version.)
2 Acts, 105 Minutes
2 Females, 3 Males, 1 Gender Neutral


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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Comedy · Dysfunctional Families · Philosophy · Surrealism/Absurdism

Original Production Information

Someone’s Knocking was first produced in 1994 by St. Michael’s Playhouse (Donald Rathgeb, Artistic Director) in Burlington, Vermont with the folllowing cast and crew:

GLADYS:  Gail Parker
JACK:  John Little
PHYLLIS (and others):  Donnah Welby
BILL (and others):  Miller Lide
TV SET (and others):  Laura Rathgeb
OPPORTUNITY:  Rich Gallerani

Director: Donald Rathgeb.