Carey Crim


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Full-length Comedy

Hilarious and heart-warming, this unconventional new comedy tackles love, loss, and coming to terms with growing old. After hooking up at a funeral, Angus and Abigail find themselves waking up the next morning wrapped in sheets on Angus’ sofa. Strangers just the day before, Abigail thinks she may finally be ready to take another chance on love, but Angus has a few issues to work through first. Enter neighbor Ollie, formerly a baseball player for the Detroit Tigers who now enjoys golf and yoga. Nothing is as it seems with this trio and every disclosure reveals a new perspective. Set in a nearby Florida retirement community, this charming and big-hearted comedy takes us on an unexpected journey toward a new lease on life.


1 F, 2 M


ANGUS: Male. Any ethnicity. 70. Retired lawyer.

ABIGAIL: Female. Any ethnicity. 62. Therapist.

OLLIE: Male. African American. 68. Former majorleague baseball player.

SETTING: A well-appointed home in a retirement village on Florida’s Suncoast. Present day.

RUN TIME: 1 hour and 45 minutes.

The play may be performed with or without an intermission.

Photo: Shakespeare & Co., 2018.


Carey Crim

Carey Crim is an East Coast based playwright and resident artist at the Purple Rose Theatre Company. Her play Never Not Once was the winner of the 2017 Jane Chambers award and a finalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. It opened to critical acclaim at The Purple Rose Theater and went on to Theatre Aquarius in Ontario, The Rubicon Theatre in Los Angeles and then on to The Park Theatre in London. Conviction premiered at Bay Street Theatre starring Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt and Elizabeth Reaser. It then opened at The Rubicon in a co-production where it was nominated for an... [FULL BIO]