Louise in Charlestown

Author: Penny Jackson

Louise in Charlestown

Description: Twelve year old Patty, who lives in a segregated Irish Catholic community in Boston in the 1980s, has a new best friend from Jamaica and quickly learns how racism and hatred can destroy families and lives.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 9/22/2015
Content Advisory:
1 Act, 35 Minutes
1 Female, 0 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Children/Students · Civil Rights · Coming of Age · Drama · Families · Memoirs · Racial Identity/Relationships · Social Issues

This play is in the following collections: United Solo 2015

Original Production Information

Louise in Charlestown was first performed as part of The United Solo Theatre Festival on September 26, 2015 (Omar Sangare, Artistic Director) at the Studio Theatere of Theatre Row, New York City, with the following cast and credits:

Performer: Mary Monahan
Directed and Developed by Joan Kane
Stage Manager: Rafaela Rossie
Producer: Bruce A! Kraemer of Ego ACTUS