THE REFLECTION POOL - My Father, The Poet - Kate

Author Nancy Geyer
Houston, Texas

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Time: Contemporary                                

Situation: Kate has always had a problematic relationship with her father, and she is trying now to lessen the tension between them. Throughout her childhood, he was an alcoholic who was either unavailable to her or drunkenly mean. Kate is surprised to find that the man she saw as more of an insensitive jock and outdoorsman also wrote poetry.

Subject Matter: Alcoholism, Dysfunctional Family, Fathers, Daughters, Losing a Parent, Fear, Surprise, Poetry, Secrets

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    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 30-40, Adult 40-50
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Female
  • Character Ethnicity
    White
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
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    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
  • Writer Ethnicity
    White
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