The 40th Birthday Party

Written by:

Norma Harrs

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Comedy
Tragedy

Themes:

Aging
Friendship

Length:

70 min.

Year Written:

1986

Synopsis:

“Old friends gather at a cottage to celebrate two 40th birthdays, but tragedy mars the celebration and exposes both the funny and the fragile aspects of their lives.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

(All characters are in the 30-40 age range)

Paul Edmunds / Trilby Edmunds / Corinne Fleming / Doug Fleming / David Morrison / Eleanor Edmunds

First Produced:

1986, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

Resources:

The 40th Birthday Party is available through the CPO Website.

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