The Cookie War

Written by:

Kathleen McDonnell

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 4

Genre:

Comedy

Themes:

Business
Isolation
Politics
Religion
Small Town

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1988

Synopsis:

“In The Cookie War, a high-powered New York lawyer comes to small-town Ontario in search of an old Mennonite cookie recipe, and gets caught up in corporate espionage and local politics.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

May (Mary Ann) Reimer, mid-fifties. Owner of The Doily Carte, a craft shop in Rhineland, Ontario

Ben Reimer, early thirties. Her son.

Judith O’Brien, early thirties. A lawyer from New York.

Addy Weber, late forties. An Old Order Mennonite farm woman.

Jacob Weber, early fifties. Addy’s husband.

Eliza Weber, sixteen. Their daughter.

Arnold Leavitt, early to mid-thirties. Another lawyer from New York.

Resources:

The Cookie War is available through the CPO Website.

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Notes:

Visit the playwright’s website here.