Andy and the Orphans


Andy and the Orphans

Full-Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3w, 3m

A crowded car, 100 miles, three newly orphaned siblings, a chatty stranger, and a whopper of a family secret make for an extraordinarily uncomfortable road trip.

Image: 2018 Roundabout Theatre Company Production (Joan Marcus)

Andy and the Orphans

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3w, 3m
  • Duration
    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
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When their 85-year-old father dies, sparring siblings Maggie and Jake must face a question: How to break the bad news to their brother Andy, who has Down's Syndrome and has lived in a state home for years? Along the way, the pair finds out just how much they don't know about their family or each other. It seems only Andy knows who he really is.
  • Time Period Present Day
  • Duration 120 minutes (2 hours)


“An endearing new play that wisely reminds us of that all-important dictum: to treat others with as much respect and consideration as we’d like ourselves to be treated.” – The Village Voice

“Touching drama delves even deeper, questioning the bonds of family and the limits of love.” – New York 1


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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


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Lindsey Ferrentino

Lindsey Ferrentino is a New York-based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida, where many of her plays are set.

Her play Ugly Lies the Bone was a New York Times Critic Pick and played a sold-out extended run off-Broadway at Roundabout Theater Company in the Unde ...

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