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A Real Boy

Author: Stephen Kaplan

A Real Boy

Description: When the human son of two puppets starts growing strings, his kindergarten teacher locks him in her classroom to keep him from turning into a puppet.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2014
Date Added: 1/3/2015
Content Advisory: Strong language
2 Acts, 90 Minutes
3 Females, 2 Males, 2 Gender Neutral

NOTE: A Real Boy 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 stephen@bystephenkaplan.com.

Keywords: Allegory · Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Comedy · Dark Comedy · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Expressionism · Families · Gay and Lesbian · Gender and Sexuality · Gender Identity · Large Cast Size · Racial Identity/Relationships · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism

Original Production Information

A Real Boy was produced 2014 by This Is Water Theatre with the following cast and crew:

Max: Aleksander Kalouze
Rebecca: Amy Guerin
Jilly: Danitra Luers
Mary Ann: Da'Rel Johnson
Terry: Jessica Lemmons
Peter: Macey Pendergast
Principal Klaus: Maxwell Duane

Director: Andrew Roblyer
Production Manager: Amy Russell
Dramaturg: Eleanor Owicki
Stage Manager: Michelle Schovaers Wagley
Graphic Designer: Jessica Martinez
Puppet Research and Design: Jovan Martinez, Justin Miller, Steven Wagley