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Love and Baseball

Jerry Montoya
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Description

A chance meeting creates sparks between Will and Michele, but like the pristine moments of an unforgettable baseball game, love is also a sport of luck, skill, and timing. LOVE AND BASEBALL speaks to the power of connection and the admiration of a sport played like an art form. Three meetings, over four years, bring together Will, a struggling filmmaker, and Michele, a razor-sharp philosophy teacher. Their romance is born in short bursts with uncommon honesty, resulting in the pain and passion that is created when idealized love meets real life.

Production Info

Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
Full Length Comedy (about 90 minutes)
Minimal Set Requirements
Contemporary Costumes
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Reviews

Press Quotes

“With some surprising plot twists and smart rhythm, LOVE AND BASEBALL is a rare jewel that has something for everyone. Intelligent, humorous and (bases) loaded with fun, you’ll want to see this before it leaves the park, er, theatre.” —Courtney Symes, Broadway World

About the Author

Author

  • Jerry Montoya

    Jerry Montoya is a native of the Coachella Valley in California who has worked in professional theater as a playwright, director, producer and stage manager. During the pandemic his most recent play, NOSOTROS LA GENTE (WE THE PEOPLE), was commissioned and produced by American Stage in St. Petersburg, Florida as part of their re-imagine series. Jerry is also one of the founders and board members of Artists of Color Inc., a council of creatives working in partnership with art organizations to help ensure the equitable treatment, representation, and inclusion of BIPOC people in all areas of creative practice and as decision makers in key leadership positions in the arts industry. Mr. Montoya is currently the Executive Producer of the B Street Theatre and the Sofia Center for the Arts where he has directed BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, HOLMES AND WATSON, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, RED, AND THE SEAFARER. He has also written 13 plays for their TYA Family Series including MARTIN LUTHER KING AND THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, TREASURE ISLAND, THE FLYING MACHINE, and FRANKENSTEIN.

About the Book

Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 1/18/2023
Pages 66
ISBN 9780881459661

Special Notes

Special Notes

Licensees are required to include the original stage producers credits in the following form on the title page in all programs distributed in connection with performances of the Play and in all advertising in which the full cast appears in size of type not less than ten percent (10%) of the size of the title of the Play:
The following must appear within all programs distributed in connection with performances of the Play:
Love and Baseball is produced
by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC
www.broadwayplaypublishing.com

Productions

Upcoming and Recent Productions

Professional


7/25/2023 – 8/13/2023
Acadia Repertory Theatre
Mount Desert, ME

Nonprofessional


7/26/2024 – 8/4/2024
Moscow, ID

4/2/2024 – 4/2/2024
Mishawaka, IN