BAD FAMILY

3M/3W, flexible set, 100 minutes, two acts

When Alexandra an angry 15 year old hell-bent on breaking up her mother and step-father’s already strained marriage steals her mother’s car in order to find her long estranged father in the California desert, she sets off a series of  domino chain events which force the interaction of six unlikely characters. In this comic tale of families gone wrong, the characters are forced to work through their differences and eventually accept that our families, like it or not, are who we are.

“Andrea’s play gives us a fabulous fury of a teenager…When she hijacks the car and the neighbor for a road trip into the desert, well….let’s just say the road to revelation is paved with bad intentions.”
        – Mead Hunter, Artistic Director, New Harmony Project

Production History

  • Workshop Portland Center Stage JAW Festival. 2009.
  • Reading, Duke University. 2007.

Awards

  • Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival

Press

http://meadhunter.blogspot.com/2009_06_01_archive.html

Script

Script Sample (PDF)