Sisters by Rosamund Small Based on Edith Wharton's Bunner Sisters
1890's New York.
Ann and Evelina Bunner have created a little corner for themselves in their modest shop in a dingy street. But when a mysterious clockmaker comes into their lives, the bonds of Sisterhood are put to the test.
This story examines family, opportunity, and the nature of sacrifice. Is it good to give up everything, for those you love? Is it possible through self-sacrifice to ensure the happiness of others?
This story is meant to be told primarily with sound, light and acting choices; elaborate sets are not needed.
Edith Wharton's work inspired this play; her writing is under public domain.
Keywords: Adaptation, Edith Wharton, ensemble, feminist, history, family
Running Time: 80 minutes
Male Cast: 1
Female Cast: 5
Double Cast: 3
Suitable for School Productions: Students 14+
Maximum Number of Roles: 16
Minimum Number of Roles: 5