The Good Adoptee

Author: Suzanne Bachner

The Good Adoptee

Description: Award-winning playwright Suzanne Bachner’s true story of the search for her birth parents in the face of New York State’s sealed records - once she opens Pandora’s Box, can she find a way to integrate her dual identities and still remain the Good Adoptee?
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 2/25/2016
Content Advisory: Strong language
1 Act, 80 Minutes
1 Female, 0 Males

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Keywords: Civil Rights · Comedy · Coming of Age · Drama · Families · Feminism · Jewish · Memoirs · Mystery/Suspense/Noir · Single Set · Social Issues · Social Justice · Solo Play · True Stories · Women

This play is in the following collections: United Solo 2015 · Plays and Playwrights 2017

Original Production Information

The Good Adoptee had its world premiere at the United Solo Theatre Festival 2015, Theatre Row, New York City, with the following cast and credits:

Performed by Anna Bridgforth

Written and Directed by Suzanne Bachner
Dramaturg • Bob Brader
Lighting and Sound Design • Katie Chai
Graphic Design • Micheal Koch
Video Production and Photography • Shar Adrias
Katie Kavett • Technical Director