Our David

Our David
by Ian Mairs

Productions (10)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language, adult content
  • Set: Minimal; props and chairs for two old porches

Our David
by Ian Mairs

(0)
Productions (10)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language, adult content
  • Set: Minimal; props and chairs for two old porches

Velma and Clyde are uneasy neighbors. Velma, a widowed grandmother, has tended her vegetables in this humid North Florida community for most of her life. Clyde, a gay man out of place here, has recently moved in from New York City after losing his lover and most of his friends to AIDS. The two widows express their growing distrust of one another in a series of alternating monologues, at times tragic and hilarious, until a tacky statue of Michelangelo's David unpredictably brings them together.

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Pricing Information

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

*The per performance fee begins at $80. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Velma and Clyde are uneasy neighbors. Velma, a widowed grandmother, has tended her vegetables in this humid North Florida community for most of her life. Clyde, a gay man out of place here, has recently moved in from New York City after losing his lover and most of his friends to AIDS. The two widows express their growing distrust of one another in a series of alternating monologues, at times tragic and hilarious, until a tacky statue of Michelangelo's David unpredictably brings them together.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language, adult content
  • Set: Minimal; props and chairs for two old porches

Published Reviews

"Rich with Mairs' vivid dialogue ... humor and hurt, individualism and conformity, and companionship and loneliness are all delicately balanced..."

Dan Broslovsky, The Ithaca Times

"Coping and surviving are the heart of this small play, which despite its somber themes, provides much light-hearted entertainment."

Barbara Adams, The Ithaca Journal

Production History

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NOV 30, 2012 - DEC 09, 2012
New Route Theatre
Bloomington, IL United States
New Route Theatre Bloomington, IL United States
JUL 07, 2011 - JUL 07, 2011
Playwright Purchase
New York City, NY United States
Playwright Purchase New York City, NY United States
SEP 15, 2010 - SEP 15, 2010
New Route Theatre
Bloomington, IL United States
New Route Theatre Bloomington, IL United States
SEP 15, 2010 - SEP 15, 2010
New Route Theatre
Bloomington, IL United States
New Route Theatre Bloomington, IL United States
JUN 18, 2007 - JUN 21, 2007
Fantasyland Theatrical
New York, NY United States
Fantasyland Theatrical New York, NY United States
AUG 19, 2005 - AUG 20, 2005
Full Circle Theatre Company
Kansas City, MO United States
Full Circle Theatre Company Kansas City, MO United States
JAN 01, 2000 - DEC 31, 2000
Kitchen Theatre
Ithaca, NY United States
Kitchen Theatre Ithaca, NY United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
American Stage Company
St. Petersburg, FL United States
American Stage Company St. Petersburg, FL United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
Actors Express
Atlanta, GA United States
Actors Express Atlanta, GA United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
Players-by-the-Sea
Jacksonville, FL United States
Players-by-the-Sea Jacksonville, FL United States
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JAN 01, 2000 - DEC 31, 2000
Kitchen Theatre
Ithaca, NY United States
Kitchen Theatre Ithaca, NY United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
American Stage Company
St. Petersburg, FL United States
American Stage Company St. Petersburg, FL United States
JAN 01, 1994 - DEC 31, 1994
Actors Express
Atlanta, GA United States
Actors Express Atlanta, GA United States