Sacred Hearts

Written by:

Colleen Curran

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Comedy

Themes:

Adoption
Religion

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1989

Synopsis:

“In the midst of a crisis over having given her daughter up for adoption, Bridget experiences a miracle–a sign from the Virgin Mary. Is it a miracle as the townsfolk believe, a psychic occurrence, or Bridget’s way of dealing with her guilt?” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Bridget Fitzpatrick, in her late twenties, early thirties

Violet Leahy, in her late fifties, early sixties, President of the Catholic Women’s League, Ladies of St. Anne

Father Phil Puchniak, in his late thirties, early forties, the parish priest

Evan Chaffey, late thirties, early forties, editor of the town paper

Tim Fitzpatrick, Bridget’s younger brother, “a career diplomat”

Gretchen Milne, Westfalian, about Tim’s age

First Produced:

1989, Alberta Theatre Projects

Resources:

Sacred Hearts is available through the CPO Website.

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