dirt by Mandy Conner

(12)
Productions (22)
Drama
|
25 - 35 minutes
5 f, 8 m, 5 either (13-20 actors possible: 4-13 f, 7-16 m)
Set: Flexible.

When the 1935 Dust Bowl batters the Texas Panhandle with drought, dirt, and devastation, the Loftin family is hit especially hard. Matriarch Edith already works a night job at the post office to help feed the household of ten, while her husband struggles to run their farm with an injured leg and an oldest son whose behavior grows increasingly erratic. Once the dust storms hit, not only do the Loftins suffer a devastating loss among their own, they also face the loss of their farm. Though Edith is sent reeling, she must find a way to move forward somehow. But where is hope to be found? A moment in American history sets the stage for this personal, immediate drama about finding purpose amid overwhelming disaster.

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Play Details

When the 1935 Dust Bowl batters the Texas Panhandle with drought, dirt, and devastation, the Loftin family is hit especially hard. Matriarch Edith already works a night job at the post office to help feed the household of ten, while her husband struggles to run their farm with an injured leg and an oldest son whose behavior grows increasingly erratic. Once the dust storms hit, not only do the Loftins suffer a devastating loss among their own, they also face the loss of their farm. Though Edith is sent reeling, she must find a way to move forward somehow. But where is hope to be found? A moment in American history sets the stage for this personal, immediate drama about finding purpose amid overwhelming disaster.

  • Drama
  • |
  • 25 - 35 minutes
  • 5 f, 8 m, 5 either (13-20 actors possible: 4-13 f, 7-16 m)
  • Set: Flexible.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-911-1

Production History

MAR 04, 2022 - MAR 05, 2022
N/A
Eustace, TX United States
N/A Eustace, TX United States
MAR 01, 2022 - MAY 01, 2022
One Act Play
Amarillo, TX United States
One Act Play Amarillo, TX United States
FEB 09, 2022 - FEB 12, 2022
N/A
Katy, TX United States
N/A Katy, TX United States
JAN 26, 2022 - FEB 05, 2022
Park Center High School
Brooklyn Park, MN United States
Park Center High School Brooklyn Park, MN United States
JAN 24, 2022 - JAN 29, 2022
Central Minnesota Christian School
Prinsburg, MN United States
Central Minnesota Christian School Prinsburg, MN United States
JAN 01, 2022 - FEB 20, 2022
Corsica-Stickney School District
Corsica, SD United States
Corsica-Stickney School District Corsica, SD United States
NOV 19, 2021 - NOV 20, 2021
Harrison High School
Kennesaw, GA United States
Harrison High School Kennesaw, GA United States
NOV 18, 2021 - NOV 18, 2021
Carrollton High School Performing Arts
Carrollton, GA United States
Carrollton High School Performing Arts Carrollton, GA United States
NOV 16, 2021 - DEC 10, 2021
Milford High School
Milford, NE United States
Milford High School Milford, NE United States
NOV 10, 2021 - NOV 23, 2021
Shiloh Christian School
Bismarck, ND United States
Shiloh Christian School Bismarck, ND United States
OCT 21, 2021 - OCT 23, 2021
Harrison High School
Kennesaw, GA United States
Harrison High School Kennesaw, GA United States
SEP 22, 2021 - SEP 24, 2021
Southwest High School
San Antonio, TX United States
Southwest High School San Antonio, TX United States
MAY 10, 2021 - MAY 10, 2021
Holliday High School
Holliday, TX United States
Holliday High School Holliday, TX United States
APR 27, 2021 - APR 30, 2021
Sands CISD
Ackerly, TX United States
Sands CISD Ackerly, TX United States
APR 25, 2021 - APR 25, 2021
Waxahachie High School
Waxahachie, TX United States
Waxahachie High School Waxahachie, TX United States
APR 16, 2021 - APR 16, 2021
Sands CISD
Ackerly, TX United States
Sands CISD Ackerly, TX United States
MAR 10, 2021 - MAY 01, 2021
Childress High School
Childress, TX United States
Childress High School Childress, TX United States
MAR 07, 2021 - MAR 22, 2021
Sands CISD
Ackerly, TX United States
Sands CISD Ackerly, TX United States
MAR 04, 2021 - MAY 02, 2021
Holliday High School
Holliday, TX United States
Holliday High School Holliday, TX United States
JAN 27, 2021 - JAN 27, 2021
Dell Rapids St. Mary's
Madison, SD United States
Dell Rapids St. Mary's Madison, SD United States
OCT 24, 2020 - DEC 05, 2020
Aquinas Catholic Schools
David City, NE United States
Aquinas Catholic Schools David City, NE United States
MAR 01, 2020 - MAR 07, 2020
Connally High School
Waco, TX United States
Connally High School Waco, TX United States
MAR 04, 2022 - MAR 05, 2022
N/A
Eustace, TX United States
N/A Eustace, TX United States
MAR 01, 2022 - MAY 01, 2022
One Act Play
Amarillo, TX United States
One Act Play Amarillo, TX United States
FEB 09, 2022 - FEB 12, 2022
N/A
Katy, TX United States
N/A Katy, TX United States
JAN 26, 2022 - FEB 05, 2022
Park Center High School
Brooklyn Park, MN United States
Park Center High School Brooklyn Park, MN United States
JAN 24, 2022 - JAN 29, 2022
Central Minnesota Christian School
Prinsburg, MN United States
Central Minnesota Christian School Prinsburg, MN United States
JAN 01, 2022 - FEB 20, 2022
Corsica-Stickney School District
Corsica, SD United States
Corsica-Stickney School District Corsica, SD United States
No professional productions.

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