Assumption

Written by:

Anna Sudac, Cathy Lesage

Cast Size:
8

Roles For:

  • LGBTQ+: 4
  • Men: 2
  • Women: 6

Genre:

Comedy

Themes:

Family
Miscommunication
Queer
Secrecy

Length:

55 min.

Year Written:

2022

Synopsis:

All families are dysfunctional. Some are just better at hiding it”. Set at the Assumption Bed and Breakfast, the play follows an afternoon in the lives of the Sheehans, a quirky group of siblings who meet for a long-awaited family reunion. The Sheehans appear one by one, each with their own baggage. Phone calls are overheard, zingers are launched, secrets are spilled and assumptions are made.

Characters:

Hannah & Helen: in their 40’s
Remaining characters: in their 50’s , early 60″s

 

Resources:

The play can be accessed through the Canadian Play Outlet https://www.canadianplayoutlet.com/products/assumption-by-cathy-lesage-anna-sudac-written-with-christine-jefferson-joanne-mcalpine



Notes:

Co-created by Christie Jefferson and Jo McAlpine

Warnings:

Some swearing, references to cannabis