Patrick Tovatt

Published by Samuel French Inc

2 Male 2 Female

An insightful drama about what is happening to small farms in America, this plays revolves around a family on the verge of losing their farm. The farmer's son and his wife have good jobs in the city, but the old man can't go it alone anymore he needs his son on the farm

The son is torn between his parents and his wife who does not want to leave her job and uproot her family to become a farm wife

"A literate exploration of family responsibilities in a mobile society" ~ Variety

"The play simmers so gently for so long, as each potential confrontation is deflected with Chekhovian shrugs and silences, that when it boils into hostility it sears the audience" ~ Time

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