When Everyone Cares

Written by:

Beth McMaster, Dick Beck

Cast Size:
14

Roles For:

  • Men: 7
  • Women: 7

Genre:

TYA

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

1976

Synopsis:

“Richard Robot faces a prejudice problem, but when he puts out a fire with his hands and uses his ‘beep’ to add rhythm to a new song, we realize that “in everyone, there’s something good”. Everyone matters when everybody cares.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

ANNOUNCER, over forty, easily frustrated

MARVIN, not too bright, but eager

LEON, a songwriter and singer who plays the guitar; sensitive, but practical

JANET,  a friend of Leon’s; levelheaded and friendly

DAGMAR, Simon’s girlfriend

SIMON, overbearing and loud

RICHARD ROBOT, a robot who is used to being a part of a minority group; mature and pleasant

BOYS & GIRLS

*Note: Marvin, Leon, Janet, Dagmar, Simon and Richard are all young people about the same age.

First Produced:

1976, Peterborough Theatre Guild

Resources:

When Everyone Cares is available through the Canadian Play Outlet.

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