Dancing on Checkers' Grave

Dancing on Checkers' Grave
by Eric Lane

Productions (25)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 2 f
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Minimal. A pet cemetery on Long Island.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-698-5

Dancing on Checkers' Grave
by Eric Lane

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Productions (25)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 2 f
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Minimal. A pet cemetery on Long Island.

Lisa and Dina meet at the grave site of Richard Nixon's dog, Checkers, to work on a high school English composition. Though the two girls couldn't be more different, they find common ground in vocabulary words, nail polish, and donuts. But when Lisa convinces Dina to join her on an imaginary car ride through town, both girls reveal their fears and emotions in a way they never thought possible.

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Min. Performance Fee* $40
Standard Edition $9.99
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Play Details

Lisa and Dina meet at the grave site of Richard Nixon's dog, Checkers, to work on a high school English composition. Though the two girls couldn't be more different, they find common ground in vocabulary words, nail polish, and donuts. But when Lisa convinces Dina to join her on an imaginary car ride through town, both girls reveal their fears and emotions in a way they never thought possible.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • 35 - 45 minutes
  • 2 f
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Minimal. A pet cemetery on Long Island.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-698-5

Production History

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DEC 06, 2016 - DEC 06, 2016
Hamilton College
Clinton, NY United States
Hamilton College Clinton, NY United States
NOV 02, 2016 - NOV 06, 2016
Radford University
Radford, VA United States
Radford University Radford, VA United States
MAR 26, 2015 - MAR 29, 2015
Capital University
Columbus, OH United States
Capital University Columbus, OH United States
OCT 31, 2014 - NOV 02, 2014
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH United States
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH United States
MAR 06, 2014 - MAR 10, 2014
Portland State University School of Theatre & Film
Portland, OR United States
Portland State University School of Theatre & Film Portland, OR United States
MAY 03, 2013 - MAY 11, 2013
Oddfellows Playhouse
Middletown, CT United States
Oddfellows Playhouse Middletown, CT United States
APR 29, 2011 - MAY 01, 2011
Thompson Rivers University, Actors Workshop Theatre
Abbotsford, BC Canada
Thompson Rivers University, Actors Workshop Theatre Abbotsford, BC Canada
APR 12, 2011 - APR 14, 2011
Thompson Rivers University, Actors Workshop Theatre
Kamloops, BC Canada
Thompson Rivers University, Actors Workshop Theatre Kamloops, BC Canada
JUN 30, 2010 - JUL 03, 2010
Young Americans Theatre Company
Seattle, WA United States
Young Americans Theatre Company Seattle, WA United States
APR 01, 2007 - APR 30, 2007
The Unknown Theatre Company (Glamorgan Drama League)
Wales, United States
The Unknown Theatre Company (Glamorgan Drama League) Wales, United States
JAN 01, 2006 - DEC 31, 2006
Portland State University (Short Play Festival)
Portland, OR United States
Portland State University (Short Play Festival) Portland, OR United States
JAN 01, 2005 - DEC 31, 2005
Lawrenceville School Winterfest
Lawrenceville, NJ United States
Lawrenceville School Winterfest Lawrenceville, NJ United States
JAN 01, 2000 - DEC 31, 2000
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA United States
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Dorothy Nickle Performing Arts Company
Chicago, IL United States
Dorothy Nickle Performing Arts Company Chicago, IL United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Lambda Players
Sacramento, CA United States
Lambda Players Sacramento, CA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Stephens College
Columbia, MO United States
Stephens College Columbia, MO United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Sul Ross State University
Alpine, TX United States
Sul Ross State University Alpine, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Smith College
Northampton, MA United States
Smith College Northampton, MA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
San Jacinto College
Houston, TX United States
San Jacinto College Houston, TX United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Love Creek Productions (Nat Horne Theatre)
New York, NY United States
Love Creek Productions (Nat Horne Theatre) New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Cincinnati Conservatory
Cincinnati, OH United States
Cincinnati Conservatory Cincinnati, OH United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Whole World Theatre
Atlanta, GA United States
Whole World Theatre Atlanta, GA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
American River College
Sacramento, CA United States
American River College Sacramento, CA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Orange Thoughts Productions (St. Mark's Church)
New York, NY United States
Orange Thoughts Productions (St. Mark's Church) New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
The Western Stage
Salinas, CA United States
The Western Stage Salinas, CA United States
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Awards (2)

Youth Award, Glamorgan Drama League One-Act Festival (Dylan Thomas Theater, Wales)

Best Play, The Love Creek Gay Festival at the Nat Horne Theatre (NYC)