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Where's Julie?

Author: Daniel Guyton

Where's Julie?

Description: 15-year old Julie runs away from home to escape her abusive father, her delusional mother, and her autistic younger brother, only to find herself "knocked up" by her pothead boyfriend, harassed by her selfish older sister, and shunned by her Born-Again Christian friend - but, when she contemplates abortion, that's when the play gets really funny.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2001
Date Added: 3/11/2015
Content Advisory: Strong language, sexual innuendo, implied drug use, depiction of child abuse
2 Acts, 90 Minutes
4 Females, 4 Males, 1 Gender Neutral

NOTE: Where's Julie? 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.

Keywords: Child Abuse · Comedy · Coming of Age · Dark Comedy · Divorce · Drama · Drug Use and Abuse · Dysfunctional Families · Families · Gender and Sexuality · God · Large Cast Size · Many Locations · Meta · Pop Culture · Postmodern · Religion and Spirituality · Romance · Satire/Parody · Sex · Shakespeare · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism · The Theatre · Women

Original Production Information

WHERE'S JULIE? was produced as a staged reading at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the following cast and crew:

Narrator: Jessica Lynes
Mom: Jeannie Richards
Dad: Gary Gonzalez
Jeff: Andy Meyers
Julie: Julie Burdick
Allison: Jaclyn Carpenter
Hector: Howard Collado
Margaret: Lisa Marie Erickson
Running Crew #1: Brian Russell
Running Crew #2: Peter Moses

Director: Vincent Masterpaul
Assistant director: Jason Biedick
Stage manager: Kimberly Brown

WHERE'S JULIE? won the top playwriting award at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region II in January 2001.

WHERE'S JULIE? premiered at the Maureen Stapleton Theatre (Dorothy Reynolds, Theatre Chair) in Troy, NY in November, 2001 with the following cast and crew:

Mom: Cori Miller
Dad: Joe Uccellini
Jeff: Brett Glasser
Julie: Lindsay Capraro
Allison: Sarah Kim Powers
Hector: Jonathon Worobey
Margaret: Veronica Beswick
Running Crew 1: Loren Felsman
Running Crew 2: Michael Baker

Director: Ron Michaud
Assistant director: Michael Baker
Set, lights, and costumes: Ron Michaud
Stage manager: Rich Sagendorf

WHERE'S JULIE? was produced at the Town & Gown Playhouse (Dina Canup, Artistic Director) in Athens, GA in November, 2003 with the following cast and crew:

Mom: Kat Reynolds
Dad: Patric Ryan
Jeff: Tom Smith
Julie: Kristin Wright
Allison: Sandra Davis
Hector: Piotr Stapor
Margaret: Lynsey Free
Running Crew 1: Kevin Armstrong
Running Crew 2: Joshua Lee Jones

Director: Daniel Guyton
Lighting designer: Joseph L. Caldwell IV
Costume designer: Kim Tyrell
Stage manager: Cara Copenhaver