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Dead Accounts

Theresa Rebeck

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3f, 2m

Dead Accounts is the story of a brother, a sister, and a surprise reunion that turns their family upside down. A $27 million secret proves that the truth can be complicated.

Dead Accounts

by  Theresa Rebeck

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 2m
  • Duration
    Duration
    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Not Applicable
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back… with no questions asked.
History
Dead Accounts premiered on Broadway in November of 2012 under the direction of Jack O'Brien. 

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Cautions
  • Strong Language
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: A suburban American kitchen in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

3f, 2m
Cast Attributes
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

JACK
LORNA - Jack's sister
JENNY - Jack's wife
PHIL - Jack's childhood friend
BARBARA - Jack and Lorna's mother

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Press

"The laughs never stop" - Wall Street Journal 

"The best Broadway comedy of the year" - NJnewsroom.com

Videos

  • Scenes from DEAD ACCOUNTS on Broadway

  • Director Jack O'Brien on Broadway's DEAD ACCOUNTS

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Authors

Theresa Rebeck

Theresa Rebeckis a widely produced playwright throughout the United States and abroad. New York productions of her work include Dead Accounts at the Music Box Theatre; Seminar at the Golden Theatre; Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club Production; The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Fa ...

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