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3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Set in a rundown house somewhere in America, REFUGE tells the darkly funny and touching story of a young woman, Amy, forced to care for her younger brother and sister after her parents have abandoned the family and fled to Florida for a vacation from which they will never return. The siblings are in great need of care: Nat, a brain tumor survivor, is stuttering and barely ...more
Paperback, 46 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by Dramatist's Play Service
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Jun 19, 2009 Lizzie rated it really liked it
Shelves: theater, 2009, script, own
In 2003 my best playwriting teacher recommended I read this, to help inspire the play I was working on, in a similar vein. She was a really smart teacher, so I can see why she did. (But I was too caught up to read it, at the time.)

I really liked it: the family is really good, the situation behind the family is really good, it feels like it could go longer because there's even more threads to pull.

That was almost the same as the only thing that held it back from being great for me: consistently,
May 16, 2014 Mag rated it liked it
Shelves: plays
Story fell a little short for me, however I GOT it. B-

With a good enough cast and smart staging, this could be enjoyable.
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