A Blooming of Ivy

A Blooming of Ivy
by Garry Williams

Productions (46)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: A kitchen with a table and two chairs.

A Blooming of Ivy
by Garry Williams

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Productions (46)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: A kitchen with a table and two chairs.

Ivy Taylor, a widow of twenty years, and George Thomas, a widower for a year, have always been farm neighbors and friends. But one spring morning George awakens to the sound of Ivy's tractor, and realizes that this is the first morning he hasn't "woken up mad" since his wife died. He spruces up a bit and pays Ivy a call...

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $50
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called Great Short Comedies: Volume 3.
Standard Edition $10.99
Standard Manager Edition $19.99

*The per performance fee begins at $50. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Ivy Taylor, a widow of twenty years, and George Thomas, a widower for a year, have always been farm neighbors and friends. But one spring morning George awakens to the sound of Ivy's tractor, and realizes that this is the first morning he hasn't "woken up mad" since his wife died. He spruces up a bit and pays Ivy a call...

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: A kitchen with a table and two chairs.

Published Reviews

"Garry Williams' A Blooming of Ivy is a sweet, tender, funny piece about the unexpected possibility of late-in-life love."

Christine Dolan, The Miami Herald

"Quirkily human and genuinely heartfelt."

Tony Guzman, Sun Post (Miami)

"A Blooming of Ivy turns the simple, affecting story of senior courtship into the highlight of Program A."

Hap Erstein, The Palm Beach Post

"One of the warmest and most honest love stories to show up on New York's stages recently."

Matthew Murray, Talkin' Broadway

"A Blooming of Ivy is as good as it gets, and that's pretty great."

Matthew Murray, Talkin' Broadway

Production History

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Location
DEC 04, 2019 - DEC 06, 2019
Candlewick Productions/Players
Winkler, MB Canada
Candlewick Productions/Players Winkler, MB Canada
FEB 17, 2019 - FEB 18, 2019
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc.
ENGLEWOOD, FL United States
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc. ENGLEWOOD, FL United States
JAN 17, 2019 - JAN 19, 2019
Janesville Performing Arts Center
Janesville, WI United States
Janesville Performing Arts Center Janesville, WI United States
SEP 30, 2018 - SEP 30, 2018
Leduc Drama Society
Leduc, AB Canada
Leduc Drama Society Leduc, AB Canada
AUG 18, 2018 - AUG 18, 2018
Leduc Drama Society
Calmar, AB Canada
Leduc Drama Society Calmar, AB Canada
JUL 20, 2018 - JUL 20, 2018
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre For The Arts
Wake Forest, NC United States
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre For The Arts Wake Forest, NC United States
MAY 26, 2018 - MAY 26, 2018
Leduc Drama Society
Fort McMurray, AB Canada
Leduc Drama Society Fort McMurray, AB Canada
APR 13, 2018 - APR 14, 2018
Leduc Drama Society
Hinton, AB Canada
Leduc Drama Society Hinton, AB Canada
MAY 12, 2017 - MAY 21, 2017
Society for Creative Aging
Boulder, CO United States
Society for Creative Aging Boulder, CO United States
FEB 09, 2017 - FEB 14, 2017
Society for Creative Aging
Longmont, CO United States
Society for Creative Aging Longmont, CO United States
APR 05, 2016 - APR 05, 2016
Theatre In The Park
Raleigh, NC United States
Theatre In The Park Raleigh, NC United States
MAR 03, 2016 - MAR 03, 2016
Auburn Area Community Theatre Inc.
Greensboro, NC United States
Auburn Area Community Theatre Inc. Greensboro, NC United States
NOV 06, 2015 - NOV 07, 2015
Auburn Area Community Theatre Inc.
Auburn, AL United States
Auburn Area Community Theatre Inc. Auburn, AL United States
NOV 06, 2015 - NOV 06, 2015
Town Of Cary
Cary, NC United States
Town Of Cary Cary, NC United States
OCT 24, 2015 - OCT 24, 2015
Auburn Area Community Theatre Inc.
GUNTERSVILLE, AL United States
Auburn Area Community Theatre Inc. GUNTERSVILLE, AL United States
APR 17, 2015 - APR 18, 2015
Merc Playhouse
Twisp, WA United States
Merc Playhouse Twisp, WA United States
FEB 12, 2015 - FEB 14, 2015
Notre Dame De Namur University
Belmont, CA United States
Notre Dame De Namur University Belmont, CA United States
FEB 06, 2015 - FEB 15, 2015
Buchanan Fine Arts Council
Buchanan, MI United States
Buchanan Fine Arts Council Buchanan, MI United States
MAY 22, 2014 - MAY 31, 2014
Society for Creative Aging
Boulder, CO United States
Society for Creative Aging Boulder, CO United States
SEP 07, 2013 - SEP 07, 2013
Center For The Arts
Richmond, VA United States
Center For The Arts Richmond, VA United States
JUN 15, 2013 - JUN 29, 2013
Center For The Arts
Manassas, VA United States
Center For The Arts Manassas, VA United States
JUN 08, 2013 - JUN 08, 2013
Neck Of The Woods Performance Series
Wake Forest, NC United States
Neck Of The Woods Performance Series Wake Forest, NC United States
APR 27, 2013 - APR 27, 2013
Lamoine Community Arts
Waterville, ME United States
Lamoine Community Arts Waterville, ME United States
MAR 02, 2013 - MAR 03, 2013
Lemon Bay Playhouse
Englewood, FL United States
Lemon Bay Playhouse Englewood, FL United States
OCT 12, 2012 - OCT 12, 2012
Festival Fanatics
Moonah, TAS Australia
Festival Fanatics Moonah, TAS Australia
AUG 25, 2012 - AUG 25, 2012
Festival Fanatics
Hobart, TAS Australia
Festival Fanatics Hobart, TAS Australia
APR 24, 2012 - MAY 12, 2012
Red Barn Theatre
Key West, FL United States
Red Barn Theatre Key West, FL United States
MAR 17, 2012 - MAR 20, 2012
Olean Theater Workshop
Olean, NY United States
Olean Theater Workshop Olean, NY United States
FEB 16, 2012 - FEB 18, 2012
Le Groupe Theatre Tout Court
Montréal, QC Canada
Le Groupe Theatre Tout Court Montréal, QC Canada
OCT 28, 2011 - NOV 06, 2011
Lamoine Community Arts
Lamoine, ME United States
Lamoine Community Arts Lamoine, ME United States
MAR 24, 2011 - APR 09, 2011
Pocket Community Theatre
Hot Springs, AR United States
Pocket Community Theatre Hot Springs, AR United States
MAR 04, 2011 - MAY 01, 2011
Township Theatre Group
East Northport, NY United States
Township Theatre Group East Northport, NY United States
MAR 04, 2011 - MAY 01, 2011
Township Theatre Group
Northport, NY United States
Township Theatre Group Northport, NY United States
FEB 12, 2011 - FEB 20, 2011
Cary Players Community Theatre
Cary, NC United States
Cary Players Community Theatre Cary, NC United States
FEB 11, 2011 - APR 03, 2011
Lakes Community Theatre
Okoboji, IA United States
Lakes Community Theatre Okoboji, IA United States
FEB 10, 2011 - FEB 12, 2011
Notre Dame De Namur University
Belmont, CA United States
Notre Dame De Namur University Belmont, CA United States
AUG 20, 2010 - AUG 22, 2010
Silver Spring Stage
Silver Spring, MD United States
Silver Spring Stage Silver Spring, MD United States
MAR 05, 2010 - MAR 07, 2010
Civic Players Of Logansport
Logansport, IN United States
Civic Players Of Logansport Logansport, IN United States
DEC 02, 2009 - DEC 06, 2009
Southern CT State University/Crescent Players
New Haven, CT United States
Southern CT State University/Crescent Players New Haven, CT United States
JAN 01, 2008 - DEC 31, 2008
Alliance Repertory Company
Burbank, CA United States
Alliance Repertory Company Burbank, CA United States
FEB 09, 2005 - FEB 16, 2005
Theatre-Studio
New York, NY United States
Theatre-Studio New York, NY United States
MAY 01, 2003 - MAY 31, 2003
Ensemble Studio Theatre
New York, NY United States
Ensemble Studio Theatre New York, NY United States
MAY 31, 2001 - JUL 01, 2001
City Theatre
Miami, FL United States
City Theatre Miami, FL United States
APR 30, 1999 - MAY 17, 1999
Homegrown Theater Company
New York, NY United States
Homegrown Theater Company New York, NY United States
JAN 09, 1997 - FEB 09, 1997
Theatre 40
Beverly Hills, CA United States
Theatre 40 Beverly Hills, CA United States
JUL 20, 1994 - JUL 30, 1994
EST's L.A. Project
Hollywood, CA United States
EST's L.A. Project Hollywood, CA United States
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Production Group
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APR 24, 2012 - MAY 12, 2012
Red Barn Theatre
Key West, FL United States
Red Barn Theatre Key West, FL United States
JAN 01, 2008 - DEC 31, 2008
Alliance Repertory Company
Burbank, CA United States
Alliance Repertory Company Burbank, CA United States
FEB 09, 2005 - FEB 16, 2005
Theatre-Studio
New York, NY United States
Theatre-Studio New York, NY United States
MAY 01, 2003 - MAY 31, 2003
Ensemble Studio Theatre
New York, NY United States
Ensemble Studio Theatre New York, NY United States
MAY 31, 2001 - JUL 01, 2001
City Theatre
Miami, FL United States
City Theatre Miami, FL United States
APR 30, 1999 - MAY 17, 1999
Homegrown Theater Company
New York, NY United States
Homegrown Theater Company New York, NY United States
JAN 09, 1997 - FEB 09, 1997
Theatre 40
Beverly Hills, CA United States
Theatre 40 Beverly Hills, CA United States
JUL 20, 1994 - JUL 30, 1994
EST's L.A. Project
Hollywood, CA United States
EST's L.A. Project Hollywood, CA United States