Lynne Halliday


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by Lynne Halliday

At a surprise 50th birthday/financial intervention for Bob, we learn that assumptions make an ass of you and me.

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Production Notes


BOB: 50. Marches to his own drummer.

WALTER: Bob’s older brother. Straight-laced.

JEANINE: Walter’s wife.

HEATHER: 40s. Financial planner.


Bob’s tiny studio apartment. Now.


Lynne Halliday

Lynne Halliday is a performer and playwright. She has appeared at the York Theatre, 54 Below, The Guggenheim Museum and sung with ABT. She is a co-author of “The Gorges Motel” (Dramatists’ Play Service), and “One Christmas Eve at Evergreen Mall” (also DPS). Her piece “Something About Eve” (Smith and Krause) appeared in NJRep’s Theatre Brut Festival. And she is the proud co-producer of James Hindman’s hysterical and heartwarming “Popcorn Falls”.... [FULL BIO]