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'While You Were Gone' by Catherine Gourdie - songs and additional information.

'While You Were Gone' by Catherine Gourdie
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The following songs are suggestions; other songs may be used at the discretion of the production. Performance rights for the script do not include rights for songs.
Song #Song
1Working 9 to 5 (written and performed by Dolly Parton.)
2A Christmas carol of Director’s choice.
3I’ll Be Home For Christmas (written by Kim Gannon and Walter Kent.)
4Chapel of Love (written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector.)
5Dem Bones (written and performed by James Weldon Johnson.)
6Tell Me It’s Not True (written by Willy Russell.)
7London’s Burning (traditional nursery rhyme.)
8A rousing finale song of director’s choice.
Period and Geography
Location: England. Time Periods: 1940s and 1990s
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 5
Setting: Living Room, A Room and 'Other Location'
Set Requirements: Multiple locations in one set and Elaborate Set Dressing
The script includes characters in the following age range(s):
17 to 20
21 to 35
36 to 50
51 to 65
 Language Advisory:Help
We have not identified any instances of bad language in the text.
(However we are not omniscient. We therefore invite you to read the text on-line.)
In addition to the text, the "Producer's Copy" of the Script includes the following:
A list of the required properties
A list of the suggested songs
A list of the required sound effects
A lighting plot
Descriptions of the characters
A description of the set requirements
Two-act historical drama set in a 1940s factory, with a large cast.
Edie reminisces on her experiences working in a factory during World War II.


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