|Page: P 65|
The Last in a Trilogy of Self-contained Plays
by AMANDA WHITTINGTON
|Cast:||3 speaking parts (1m, 2f).|
|Suggested Age Range:||16 upwards.|
|Approx. Running Time:||60 minutes.|
|Music:||Lead actress sings cabaret-style.|
|Set:||The Pink Flamingo nightclub, Soho, London, 1984.|
|Synopsis:||It is 21 years since
the teenage Shirley Sutton came to London. Now in her late thirties, she is a
nightclub singer who has put her troubled past behind her - or so she thinks.
Shirley runs The Pink Flamingo with the flamboyant female impersonator, Nicki
Piccadilly. But when Nicki hires a new waitress for the club, Shirley is forced
to confront the ghosts of her past.
Shirley's Song is the last in a trilogy of plays featuring the character Shirley Sutton. Her story began in Twist & Shout [P 63] and continues in Runaway Girl [P 64]. The plays can each be performed in isolation.
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|Performance Rights:||Code Y|
|Licence to Copy:||Code Y|
|Video Recording Licence:||Code H|
ISBN 978 1 902472 22 5