Lucy Tries Again

Selected for Crafton Hills College New Works Festival (2021)

(10-Min) It’s 1927 and sixteen-year-old Lucy Ball has just been kicked out of her NYC drama school for being too shy and having insufficient talent. Back home with her mom, Lucy tries to figure out what if anything to do next. (Based on events in the life of iconic TV star Lucille Ball.)
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Lucy Tries Again

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  • Susan Middaugh:
    15 Sep. 2020
    All playwrights who are discouraged need a mother like Lucille Ball's. This short play offers a pleasant change from a stage door Mama. Persistence!

Character Information

  • Lucy
  • DeDe (pronounced "DeeDee")
    Her mom

Production History

  • University
    Crafton Hills College New Works Festival