A Backward Glance

A Backward Glance
by Julie McKee

Productions (3)
  • Comedy
  • 10 - 20 minutes
  • 2 f
  • Set: A verandah/deck/patio that looks out over a garden.

A Backward Glance
by Julie McKee

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Productions (3)
  • Comedy
  • 10 - 20 minutes
  • 2 f
  • Set: A verandah/deck/patio that looks out over a garden.

Auckland, New Zealand, 1979. A cheerfully heavy-drinking divorcee spots her former neighbor's daughter taking a peek around the old neighborhood, having just returned after years of aimlessness abroad. As they sit down for an awkward drink, their hilarious forced pleasantries soon peel away, revealing the long-buried longings and regrets they both carry with them.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $35
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called Great Short Plays: Volume 3.
Standard Edition $10.99
Standard Manager Edition $19.99

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Play Details

Auckland, New Zealand, 1979. A cheerfully heavy-drinking divorcee spots her former neighbor's daughter taking a peek around the old neighborhood, having just returned after years of aimlessness abroad. As they sit down for an awkward drink, their hilarious forced pleasantries soon peel away, revealing the long-buried longings and regrets they both carry with them.

  • Comedy
  • 10 - 20 minutes
  • 2 f
  • Set: A verandah/deck/patio that looks out over a garden.

Published Reviews

"Ms. McKee constructs a seemingly innocuous conversation that ultimately lays bare the depths of each woman's heartache and loneliness."

Peter Marks, The New York Times

"Tender, poignant and hilarious."

New York Post

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MAY 01, 1997 - MAY 31, 1997
Ensemble Studio Theatre
New York, NY United States
Ensemble Studio Theatre New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1996 - DEC 31, 1996
Red Earth Ensemble
New York, NY United States
Red Earth Ensemble New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Aroha Productions
New York, NY United States
Aroha Productions New York, NY United States
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MAY 01, 1997 - MAY 31, 1997
Ensemble Studio Theatre
New York, NY United States
Ensemble Studio Theatre New York, NY United States