Pretty by Dan Berkowitz
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About The Play
Celia Kleeman (L) and Renee Erikson in the Turtle Shell Theater production (New York, NY).
Drama. 7-9 minutes. 2 females. Suitable for high school and older.
First produced at Turtle Shell Theater (New York, NY) as part of the 8-Minute Madness Festival. Prior to that, Pretty was chosen for the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights Annual Play Reading Festival.
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Charley is a bright, eager, awkward, somewhat shy 14-year-old girl, who likes arithmetic and Dancing With the Stars, but more than anything wants to be reunited with--and live with--Cindy, the mother who abandoned her some time ago. But when the two of them meet, it becomes clear that Cindy's problems may be a bit more than Charley's wish can overcome.
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