Good People - ACTING EDITION
Published by Dramatists Play Service
2 Male 4 Female
Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who's made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start
But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings?
Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out ...
With his signature humorous glow, Lindsay-Abaire explores the struggles, shifting loyalties and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America
"David Lindsay-Abaire pays his respects to his old South Boston neighborhood with this tough and tender play about the insurmountable class divide between those who make it out of this blue-collar Irish neighborhood and those who find themselves left behind. The scrappy characters have tremendous appeal, and the moral dilemma they grapple with - is it strength of character or just a few lucky breaks that determines a person's fate?" ~ Variety
" ... shot through with aching authenticity, Good People is that rare play that is both timeless and completely keyed into a specific moment in American life - without the need to grasp for topicality. Bringing the same clear-eyed emotional observation that distinguished his Pulitzer winner, Rabbit Hole, David Lindsay-Abaire has crafted another penetrating drama about deeply relatable issues, albeit this time with more warming doses of humor" ~ Hollywood Reporter
"Wonderful ... poignant, brave and almost subversive in its focus on what it really means to be down on your luck" ~ NY Post