Juice

Juice struggles as a waitress and songwriter, while building a new life for her and her daughter, Angel, in Greenwich Village with support from her best friend Patrick. Her estranged mother, Margaret, arrives unannounced, after ten years, for reasons unknown. Juice scurries to hide the fact that Margaret has a granddaughter until she knows why her mother is there. Everything is jeopardized when Bill,...
Juice struggles as a waitress and songwriter, while building a new life for her and her daughter, Angel, in Greenwich Village with support from her best friend Patrick. Her estranged mother, Margaret, arrives unannounced, after ten years, for reasons unknown. Juice scurries to hide the fact that Margaret has a granddaughter until she knows why her mother is there. Everything is jeopardized when Bill, Margaret’s husband shows up, opening painful truths and long hidden secrets leaving Juice to make a choice to either let go or remain a victim of her past.

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Juice

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  • Samantha Baird:
    4 May. 2021
    Although it takes place in the 70s, I appreciate that this script can be applicable now. I really love the mother-daughter relationship that we see with Juice and Margaret. Relationships are complex and this script doesn’t shy away from that truth.

Character Information

  • Juice
    26,
    Any but preferably Caucasian
    ,
    (assigned female at birth - plot relevant) Female
    Mother, waitress and songwriter.
  • Margaret Stiver
    Late 40's,
    Any but preferably Caucasian
    ,
    (assigned female at birth - plot relevant) Female
    Mother and housewife.
  • Patrick
    Mid-twenties,
    Any ethnicity though not Caucasian
    ,
    (assigned male at birth - plot relevant) Male
    Gypsy dancer and bartender.
  • Harry
    Mid-Twenties,
    Any race/ethnicity (but probably Caucasian)
    ,
    (assigned male at birth - plot relevant) Male
    Baritone voiced date.
  • Bill Stiver
    Mid-fifties,
    Any race/ethnicity (but probably Caucasian)
    ,
    (assigned male at birth - plot relevant) Male
    Credit Collections Analyst.

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Jackson District Library
    ,
    2019