Perriott and Mr. Grump (Two-Act Version) by Michael L. Poirier
Perriott is a ten year old boy who has learned to speak his mind. Mr. Smith is a bitter old retired lawyer who pushes anyone away, who threatens his sad, solitary world. Perriott's mother, Rita, has raised the boy by herself and hopes her son never learns what his father was really like. When Phillip, Perriott's dad shows up at the cafe where Rita works, Mr. Smith offers to help her and the boy. With Rita's problems out of the way, it's time to find out why Mr. Smith is so grumpy.
Keywords: Single mother, comedy, drama, death, compassion
Year Printed: 2014
Running TIme: 90 minutes
Male Cast: 3
Female Cast: 1