What We Lost Along the WayPaperback - 2014
Cast: 7m., 3w. This family drama begins in 1939 London during the evacuation of almost two million British children and other vulnerable populations to the countryside to keep them safe from predicted German air raids on industrial centers. The play centers on 15-year-old Serena Moffitt and her younger brother, Joseph, who are sent from their working class suburb of Brixton to the county of Devon where they end up billeted with the Hargreaves, an upper-class family struggling to maintain their fortune with two sons who are close in age to the Moffitts. Serena finds herself at odds with the older Will, as stubborn and smart as she is, while Joseph discovers his first best friend in Will's highly dramatic 10-year-old brother, Donald. As mysteries are solved and fears are exposed, the young characters navigate their way through the intricate terrain of adolescence. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the Moffits and the Hargreaves uncover truths about friendship, family and love, and find that even after great loss, the possibility of hope remains. Flexible staging. Approximate running time: 1 hour, 45 minutes.
Publisher: Woodstock, IL : Dramatic Publishing Company, 
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 96 pages ; 19 cm.