Deep In Shallow Water – “You’ll Drown if You Don’t Keep Your Head Up”

Written by:

Micaele Johnson

Cast Size:
11

Roles For:

  • Men: 5
  • Women: 6

Genre:

Comedy
Tragedy

Themes:

Coming of Age
Relationships
Roe Vs Wade
Women

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

2022

Synopsis:

After a disastrous scandal, Carleen returns to her hometown of Shallow Lake Saskatchewan in an attempt to rebuild her life. Shallow Lake is known for its “Deep Sense of Community” however, it seems coming back has Carleen treading water. Diving into dating, resurfacing old relationships and wading in past promises as the overturn of Roe Vs Wade blasts through the radio. Swimming in shallow water isn’t as easy it seems. “You’ll drown if you don’t keep your head up.”

Characters:

Radio Announcements and Songs from the Radio.

Women:

Carleen – 25 – 35
Kari Anne – 25 – 35
Jenfer – 25 – 35
April – 25 – 35
Lori – Carleen`s Mother – 50 – 55
Barbara Anne – Kari Anne`s Mother 50 – 55

Men:
Jason – 25 – 35
Chad – 25 – 35
Drew – 25 – 35
Steve – 25 – 35
Roy – Carleen`s Dad – 50 -55

Resources:

The play can be accessed by emailing the playwright at micaelejohnson@outlook.com