The Fortification of Miss Grace Wren

Author: Robin Rice

The Fortification of Miss Grace Wren

Description: An elementary school teacher is so traumatized by the events of 9/11 she can’t return to the classroom until a statue of Peter Stuyvesant comes to life and gives her a renewed will to live.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2004
Date Added: 6/30/2014
Content Advisory:
1 Act, 20 Minutes
1 Female, 1 Male

NOTE: The Fortification of Miss Grace Wren 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 Rochelle at rd@indietheaternow.com.

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Keywords: 9/11 · Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Drama · Expressionism · Grief and Mourning · Historical · Magic Realism · Naturalism/Realism · Politics · Romance · Single Set · Small Cast Size · Social Issues · True Stories

This play is in the following collections: 9/11

Original Production Information

THE FORTIFICATION OF MISS GRACE WREN was first produced 2002 in Portals at Polaris North, New York City with the following cast and crew:

Ann Parker
Timothy Boisvert

Director: Michelle Macau
Sound consultant: John E. Drescher
Language consultant: E. Michael Markwis
Production stage manager: Gloria Gross
Costume design: Catherine Barinas

A monologue from the play, STAND STRONG, MISS WREN, was produced 2004 by Theatre for the Future in association with Push Productions, Inc., in “Women for Women” at the HERE Arts Center in New York with the following cast and crew:

Rebecca Hoodwin

Director. Heather Guthrie
Artistic Director: Sonia Francis

THE FORTIFICATION OF MISS GRACE WREN was a finalist in the XXVII Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival, sponsored by Manhattan Playwrights.