Full-Length, Social Awareness



BOXES _______ A Play in Two Acts SYNOPSIS: Parents don’t come with rule books and it’s easy for the lines of responsibility to become blurred as adult parents lose their health and independence. The play focuses on the lives of Bob and Betty and their adult children Cathy and Michael. Each forced to deal in his own way with a painful move from the only house Bob and Betty have lived in throughout their fifty years of marriage. As the move progresses all must face the harsh reality that some boxes can’t be unpacked.

Cat Rhoden-Goguen and J. Michael Radford
Cast Breakdown
2m, 2f 1flexible
Age Appropriateness
teen to adult
Play History
KTA,ROTB Finalist 2015
Author Bio
J Michael Radford – retired educator, drama coach, and experience in stage and film acting, directing, writing and co-writing competition and one-act plays. This is my second collaboration with Cathy, a longtime colleague and fellow thespian. Catherine Rhoden Goguen-retired educator, NBCT, drama coach and semi finalist 2010, KTA for The Dinner Club. Her play, May I Have Your Attention Please?, published by Pioneer Drama in 2003 has been performed all over the US and Canada as well in Great Britain and Ireland. The play won the prestigious Critic’s Choice Award at the Wisconsin State Theatre Festival. Her second published play, Looking for Mr. Right, published by Brooklyn Publishers has also found success in the US and Canada. Her latest play,The Most Human is published with Brooklyn Publishing
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