Moo

Written by:

Sally Clark

Cast Size:
8

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 5

Genre:

Dark Comedy

Themes:

Divorce
Marriage
Mental Health
Power
Sex

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1988

Synopsis:

When the feisty and rebellious Moragh (Moo) meets the intriguing Harry, she decides nothing will ever separate them… and Harry has been running ever since. A black comedy about obsession.

Characters:

Moo / Harry Parker: Moo’s husband / Sarah MacDowell: Moo’s oldest sister / Ditty MacDowell: Moo’s sister / Mr. MacDowell: Moo’s father / Mrs. MacDowell: Moo’s mother / Maude Gormley: Harry’s second wife / Nurse, Receptionist / Doctor / Dougall: Moo’s son / Patsy: Harry’s third wife / Charlie: Sarah’s husband / Jane: Sarah’s daughter / Susan: Jane’s daughter / Wally: Moo’s boyfriend / Orderly

First Produced:

1988, Alberta Theatre Projects

Resources:

Moo is available through Talonbooks.

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Notes:

This play can be performed by eight actors (five women and three men) with doubling. The published version by Playwrights Canada Press provides a suggested casting character list.