CARDINAL AT HOME
A Thanksgiving Pageant for a New World by Lindsey Hope Pearlman
Number of Actors: 4-12
Recommended Age Group: 12+
Snapshot: Start a new Thanksgiving pageant tradition in your house! From Pilgrims to parades, this comedy celebrates and skewers the history of and rituals of the Thanksgiving holiday.
This play can be performed on Zoom or other video conferencing platforms.
Click the button below to download a PDF of the script. Happy reading!
Meet the Playwright:
Lindsey Hope Pearlman is a director and playwright. Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition: sharing gratitudes. Directing/Associate Directing: The O’Neill Theatre Center, The Flea, Primary Stages, Connelly Theatre, Goodspeed Opera House, Delaware Theatre Company, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Dixon Place, and Barn Arts Collective. Original plays include Cassandra Complex, Lucy (EST/Sloan Commission) and Viv is for Vengeance (Honorable Mention, American Playwriting Foundation’s Relentless Award). Co-book writer, MacGyver the Musical. Assistant Director: Bandstand on Broadway. SDC Associate Member and 2-time SDC Observer. Member, BREAD Arts Collective. Drama League NY Directing Fellow 2019-2020. London International School of Performing Arts Graduate (LISPA). BA: Hamilton College. Learn more at lindseyhopepearlman.com
Cardinal at Home Details:
Cardinal is commissioning playwrights from all over the country to create a series of short plays that you can perform with your family and friends in the safety and comfort of your own home. Do a kitchen table reading just for fun or go show off your acting chops and make a video of your performance!
We encourage you to share your reading or performance. There are two ways you can do this:
- Post the video on social media – be sure to tag us (@cardinalstage)
- Post the video to YouTube, email us a LINK to the video (firstname.lastname@example.org), and we will share it for you!
Thanks for taking part in our Artistic Adventure!