Surviving Grace

Trish Vradenburg
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A witty and touching play, inspired by the author’s mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s.

Production Info

Cast: 7 total (4 female, 3 male)
Full Length Dark Comedy (about 100 minutes)
Multiple Sets
Contemporary Costumes
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Press Quotes

“For any woman who has an aggravating and loving relationship with her mom.” —Elysa Gardner, USA Today

“Hilarious one-liners.” —Robert Dominus, Daily News (New York)

“SURVIVING GRACE has enough humor, empathy and substance to fill a series of television seasons. Rarely have I seen a crowd treated to so much brimming laughter, with tearful eyes to match.” —Roy Meachum, Frederick News Post

“A two-hour Seinfeld.” —Washington Star

About the Author


  • Trish Vradenburg

    Playwright Trish Vradenburg began her career in Washington DC, where she was a speechwriter in the US Senate. She has written for various television shows, including Designing Women, Family Ties, and Kate and Allie. She is a successful author as well, chosen as Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club selections for her novel, Liberated Lady, published by Macmillan in hardcover, Dell in paperback, and translated into three foreign languages. As a journalist, she has written extensively for The New York Daily News, The Boston Globe, Ladies' Home Journal, and Women's Day. Additionally, she was the on-air host of a book show

About the Book

Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 6/1/2003
Pages 80
ISBN 9780881452174

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:

Originally produced at The Union Square Theater, New York

The following must appear within all programs distributed in connection with performances of the Play:
Surviving Grace is produced
by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC


Upcoming and Recent Productions


4/12/2024 – 4/27/2024
Providence Players
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10/28/2022 – 11/12/2022
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