Gladys in Wonderland

Gladys in Wonderland
by Rosemary Frisino Toohey

Productions (26)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 7 f, 4 m (8-11 actors possible: 5-7 f, 3-4 m)
  • Set: Unit set.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-194-2

Gladys in Wonderland
by Rosemary Frisino Toohey

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Productions (26)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 7 f, 4 m (8-11 actors possible: 5-7 f, 3-4 m)
  • Set: Unit set.

87-year-old Gladys' days of munching donuts and scouring the obituaries seem numbered when Death himself comes knocking on her door one morning. Ready to whisk her off into the great unknown, her cheerful grim reaper is startled by Gladys' stubborn refusal to expire. In order to push Gladys toward the light, he ushers in a parade of obnoxious friends and relatives who nitpick and whine. He also gives her a taste of nursing home life from an inmate's point of view. Suddenly, the afterlife doesn't look so bad...

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

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Play Details

87-year-old Gladys' days of munching donuts and scouring the obituaries seem numbered when Death himself comes knocking on her door one morning. Ready to whisk her off into the great unknown, her cheerful grim reaper is startled by Gladys' stubborn refusal to expire. In order to push Gladys toward the light, he ushers in a parade of obnoxious friends and relatives who nitpick and whine. He also gives her a taste of nursing home life from an inmate's point of view. Suddenly, the afterlife doesn't look so bad...

  • Comedy
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 7 f, 4 m (8-11 actors possible: 5-7 f, 3-4 m)
  • Set: Unit set.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-194-2

Published Reviews

"...A laugh-out-loud kind of evening with a ring of truth around it."

Midland Reporter-Telegram (Texas)

Production History

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APR 04, 2018 - APR 15, 2018
Marais Players
Mayville, WI United States
Marais Players Mayville, WI United States
JUL 28, 2017 - JUL 30, 2017
Next Generation Players
Norton, OH United States
Next Generation Players Norton, OH United States
MAR 11, 2017 - MAR 12, 2017
Harbor Isles Community Theatre
Northport, FL United States
Harbor Isles Community Theatre Northport, FL United States
MAY 18, 2016 - MAY 18, 2016
CenterStage
Springfield, MA United States
CenterStage Springfield, MA United States
JAN 15, 2016 - FEB 16, 2016
Central Alberta Theatre
Red Deer, AB Canada
Central Alberta Theatre Red Deer, AB Canada
JAN 30, 2015 - JAN 31, 2015
Clover Theatre
Brooksville, FL United States
Clover Theatre Brooksville, FL United States
NOV 15, 2014 - NOV 15, 2014
Grafton United Methodist Church
Saint Paris, OH United States
Grafton United Methodist Church Saint Paris, OH United States
OCT 18, 2014 - OCT 25, 2014
Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild
Punxsutawney, PA United States
Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild Punxsutawney, PA United States
FEB 27, 2014 - FEB 28, 2014
Historic Holmes Theatre
Detroit Lakes, MN United States
Historic Holmes Theatre Detroit Lakes, MN United States
NOV 03, 2013 - NOV 03, 2013
Hill Country Retreat Theater Company
SAn Antonio, TX United States
Hill Country Retreat Theater Company SAn Antonio, TX United States
NOV 01, 2013 - NOV 09, 2013
Allen's Community Theatre
Allen, TX United States
Allen's Community Theatre Allen, TX United States
MAY 05, 2013 - MAY 07, 2013
Colorado City Opera House
Colorado City, TX United States
Colorado City Opera House Colorado City, TX United States
DEC 12, 2012 - DEC 14, 2012
John G. Diefenbaker High School
Calgary, AB Canada
John G. Diefenbaker High School Calgary, AB Canada
JAN 20, 2012 - JAN 28, 2012
New Kent StageHands Of New Kent High School
New Kent, VA United States
New Kent StageHands Of New Kent High School New Kent, VA United States
NOV 10, 2011 - NOV 13, 2011
Modoc Performing Arts Theater
Alturas, CA United States
Modoc Performing Arts Theater Alturas, CA United States
NOV 04, 2011 - NOV 13, 2011
The Maumelle Players
Maumelle, AR United States
The Maumelle Players Maumelle, AR United States
MAY 18, 2011 - MAY 21, 2011
Powassan Players
Powassan, ON Canada
Powassan Players Powassan, ON Canada
APR 08, 2011 - APR 08, 2011
Limon High School
Limon, CO United States
Limon High School Limon, CO United States
APR 09, 2010 - APR 17, 2010
Fort Stockton Community Players
Fort Stockton, TX United States
Fort Stockton Community Players Fort Stockton, TX United States
NOV 07, 2008 - NOV 23, 2008
Maverick Players
Midland, TX United States
Maverick Players Midland, TX United States
NOV 01, 2003 - NOV 30, 2003
Providence Players
Towson, MD United States
Providence Players Towson, MD United States
AUG 07, 2003 - AUG 23, 2003
Playwrights' Forum
Memphis, TN United States
Playwrights' Forum Memphis, TN United States
MAY 03, 2003 - MAY 11, 2003
Providence Players
Towson, MD United States
Providence Players Towson, MD United States
MAY 01, 2003 - MAY 31, 2003
Santa Fe Play Readers
Santa Fe, NM United States
Santa Fe Play Readers Santa Fe, NM United States
AUG 02, 2002 - AUG 26, 2002
Maverick Players
Midland, TX United States
Maverick Players Midland, TX United States
AUG 13, 1999 - AUG 29, 1999
Vagabond Players
Baltimore, MD United States
Vagabond Players Baltimore, MD United States
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APR 04, 2018 - APR 15, 2018
Marais Players
Mayville, WI United States
Marais Players Mayville, WI United States
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No professional productions.

Awards (2)

Semifinalist, McLaren Memorial Playwriting Competition (1998)

2nd Place, Robert J. Pickering Award for Playwriting Excellence (2005)