Plays Directory : The Optimist

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Jason Chimonides
  • Written
    2009
  • Overview
    The Optimist looks at the volatile and surprisingly hilarious clash of passion and genetics when three well-bred, intelligent twentysomethingsfraternal twin brothers Noel and Declan and Noel's ex-girlfriend Nicoleencamp at a cheap motel in Tallahassee, Florida on the eve of a friend's funeral, and the marriage of the young men's father to the woman with whom he had a longstanding affair while their mother was still alive. Sex, mortality, and unrequited love lurk throughout the play as the trio anticipates the funeral of their young friend, and the wedding of the father who the young men believe was responsible for their beloved mother's death.

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Connected mandy members:

Orlando Gibbs
2017, Nigel
Grange Court Theatre
James Hepworth
2017, Nigel
Grange Court Theatre
Rachel Smyth
Rachel Smyth
Actor
2014, Elaine
Thea Cantell
Thea Cantell
Actor
2010, Elaine
Grange Court Theatre
Sarah Maddocks
2008, Mary
Grange Court Theatre
Gloria Sanders
2007, Elaine
Grange Court Theatre
Mitch Capaldi
2005, Nigel
Grange Court Theatre