SYNOPSIS: “We burned our bras in public. We aren’t going to grow old quietly.” So said the sixty-something woman who inspired this play. Gladys doesn’t like her grand-daughter’s choice of fiance, and she is going to make her views heard, no matter what it takes.
The backyard of Penny’s house. A tree.
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PENNY: Grandma, get down.
GLADYS: Can’t make me.
PENNY: Will you at least apologize before he-
Loud door slam.
PENNY: -storms out.
GLADYS: Victory is mine.
PENNY: Grandma, you’re up a tree. Again.
GLADYS: No, I’m not.
PENNY: That seems pretty childish to me.
GLADYS: Storming out and slamming doors is childish.
This is civil disobedience.
Photos: Fred Marco