Better Than Nothing (or) Bad Blood

Author: Nicholas Priore

Better Than Nothing (or) Bad Blood

Description: Mother has called upon Father Murray to save her terminally ill son Theodore’s soul before it’s too late.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2014
Date Added: 2/17/2016
Content Advisory: Strong Language, Adult Themes, Violence
1 Act, 60 Minutes
1 Female, 2 Males

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Keywords: Coming of Age · Drama · Drug Use and Abuse · Dysfunctional Families · Grief and Mourning · Hell · HIV/AIDS · Naturalism/Realism · Nuns and Priests · Religion and Spirituality · Sex · Sickness and Mental Illness · Single Set · Small Cast Size · Social Issues · Social Justice

Original Production Information

Better than Nothing (or) Bad Blood was first produced by Manhattan Repertory Theatre, New York, NY, with the following cast and credits:

Father Murray- David Dempsey
Theodore- Trey Tatum
Mother- Suzanne Darrell

Director- Jamie Sellers
Producer- Angel Dillemuth