Now and Then by Sean Grennan

(8)
Productions (56)
Comedy/Drama
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90 - 100 minutes
2 W, 2 M, 
Set: Single unit set, a neighborhood bar.

Sometimes what happens after last call just might change your life. One night in 1981, just as Jamie is closing the bar where he works, a desperate last-minute customer offers him and his girlfriend Abby two thousand dollars to sit and have a drink with him. Who wouldn't take it? As the trio swaps stories and Jamie considers the decisions he faces about his musical career and his future with his girlfriend Abby. the young couple begins to realize that this older man is unusually invested in their choices... and the reason he gives them is completely unbelievable. But when a very displeased second stranger arrives, the unbelievable begins to look like it just might be true. Now and Then is a heartfelt romantic comedy about the costs of the choices we make, and the people who make them with us.

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Play Details

Sometimes what happens after last call just might change your life. One night in 1981, just as Jamie is closing the bar where he works, a desperate last-minute customer offers him and his girlfriend Abby two thousand dollars to sit and have a drink with him. Who wouldn't take it? As the trio swaps stories and Jamie considers the decisions he faces about his musical career and his future with his girlfriend Abby. the young couple begins to realize that this older man is unusually invested in their choices... and the reason he gives them is completely unbelievable. But when a very displeased second stranger arrives, the unbelievable begins to look like it just might be true. Now and Then is a heartfelt romantic comedy about the costs of the choices we make, and the people who make them with us.

  • Comedy/Drama
  • |
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 W, 2 M, 
  • Set: Single unit set, a neighborhood bar.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-922-1

Published Reviews

"Time is a device, a tool, a bauble for Grennan to tinker with. I gotta tell ya, he's pretty darn good at the tinkering."

Warren Gerds, We are Green Bay

"Laughter, joy and hope were evident as the audience was exiting the theatre."

Annie Sadovsky Koepf, Taming of the Review

"There's a sweetness to this sometimes bittersweet story about love, dreams and regrets."

Kathleen Allen Special, Arizona Daily Star

"This new play has the feel of an oldie Hollywood movie."

Amy Munice, Picture This Post

Production History

AUG 11, 2023 - AUG 26, 2023
Iron Horse Theatre Company
Leetsdale, PA United States
Iron Horse Theatre Company Leetsdale, PA United States
JUL 21, 2023 - JUL 30, 2023
Tarpon Arts
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
Tarpon Arts Tarpon Springs, FL United States
JUN 07, 2023 - JUN 25, 2023
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc.
Englewood, FL United States
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc. Englewood, FL United States
JUN 07, 2023 - JUN 25, 2023
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc.
Englewood, FL United States
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc. Englewood, FL United States
APR 13, 2023 - APR 23, 2023
Tellico Community Playhouse
Loudon, TN United States
Tellico Community Playhouse Loudon, TN United States
APR 07, 2023 - APR 23, 2023
The Little Theatre of Walla Wa
Walla Walla, WA United States
The Little Theatre of Walla Wa Walla Walla, WA United States
MAR 31, 2023 - APR 16, 2023
Billings Studio Theatre
Billings, MT United States
Billings Studio Theatre Billings, MT United States
MAR 24, 2023 - APR 02, 2023
The Village Players
Sylvania, OH United States
The Village Players Sylvania, OH United States
FEB 03, 2023 - FEB 19, 2023
Fort Mill Community Playhouse
Fort Mill, SC United States
Fort Mill Community Playhouse Fort Mill, SC United States
JAN 16, 2023 - JAN 21, 2023
DROYLSDEN LITTLE THEATRE
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
DROYLSDEN LITTLE THEATRE MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
NOV 18, 2022 - DEC 11, 2022
Mountain Community Theatre
Santa Cruz, CA United States
Mountain Community Theatre Santa Cruz, CA United States
NOV 17, 2022 - NOV 20, 2022
Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN United States
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall, MN United States
NOV 12, 2022 - NOV 20, 2022
Georgetown Theatre Workshop
Georgetown, MA United States
Georgetown Theatre Workshop Georgetown, MA United States
NOV 11, 2022 - NOV 27, 2022
Prospect Theater Project
Modesto, CA United States
Prospect Theater Project Modesto, CA United States
OCT 07, 2022 - OCT 16, 2022
Holton Community Theatre
Holton, KS United States
Holton Community Theatre Holton, KS United States
AUG 24, 2022 - SEP 11, 2022
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties)
Coral Gables, FL United States
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties) Coral Gables, FL United States
AUG 24, 2022 - SEP 11, 2022
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties)
Coral Gables, FL United States
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties) Coral Gables, FL United States
AUG 24, 2022 - SEP 11, 2022
Actors' Playhouse
Coral Gables, FL United States
Actors' Playhouse Coral Gables, FL United States
JUN 18, 2022 - JUN 18, 2022
Twilight Theatre, Inc.
Greensburg, KS United States
Twilight Theatre, Inc. Greensburg, KS United States
JUN 06, 2022 - JUN 26, 2022
Epilogue Players
Indianapolis, IN United States
Epilogue Players Indianapolis, IN United States
MAY 13, 2022 - MAY 22, 2022
Modern Classics Theatre Company of Long Island
Lindenhurst, NY United States
Modern Classics Theatre Company of Long Island Lindenhurst, NY United States
APR 22, 2022 - APR 24, 2022
By the Sea Productions
Morro Bay, CA United States
By the Sea Productions Morro Bay, CA United States
APR 22, 2022 - MAY 01, 2022
Carlsbad Community Theatre Inc.
Carlsbad, NM United States
Carlsbad Community Theatre Inc. Carlsbad, NM United States
APR 20, 2022 - APR 23, 2022
Regina Little Theatre Society Inc .
Regina, SK Canada
Regina Little Theatre Society Inc . Regina, SK Canada
APR 01, 2022 - APR 10, 2022
Theatre Harrisburg
Harrisburg, PA United States
Theatre Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA United States
MAR 18, 2022 - MAR 27, 2022
The Belmont Theatre
York, PA United States
The Belmont Theatre York, PA United States
MAR 18, 2022 - MAR 27, 2022
The Belmont Theatre
York, PA United States
The Belmont Theatre York, PA United States
MAR 17, 2022 - APR 17, 2022
Oil Lamp Theater
Glenview, IL United States
Oil Lamp Theater Glenview, IL United States
MAR 02, 2022 - MAR 13, 2022
Main Street Players
Griffin, GA United States
Main Street Players Griffin, GA United States
FEB 17, 2022 - FEB 27, 2022
The Theatre of Western Springs
WESTERN SPRINGS, IL United States
The Theatre of Western Springs WESTERN SPRINGS, IL United States
FEB 10, 2022 - FEB 27, 2022
Unity Theatre
Brenham, TX United States
Unity Theatre Brenham, TX United States
FEB 02, 2022 - FEB 20, 2022
Playhouse 2000
Kerrville, TX United States
Playhouse 2000 Kerrville, TX United States
NOV 05, 2021 - NOV 20, 2021
Performing Artists Collective Alliance
Erie, PA United States
Performing Artists Collective Alliance Erie, PA United States
OCT 20, 2021 - OCT 24, 2021
Theatre Morin Heights
Morin Heights, QC Canada
Theatre Morin Heights Morin Heights, QC Canada
OCT 17, 2021 - OCT 17, 2021
Windham Theatre Guild
Mansfield Center, CT United States
Windham Theatre Guild Mansfield Center, CT United States
OCT 15, 2021 - OCT 16, 2021
Windham Theatre Guild
Willimantic, CT United States
Windham Theatre Guild Willimantic, CT United States
OCT 14, 2021 - OCT 23, 2021
Whitefish Theatre Company
Whitefish, MT United States
Whitefish Theatre Company Whitefish, MT United States
JUL 16, 2021 - JUL 18, 2021
Lake Country Players
Oconomowoc, WI United States
Lake Country Players Oconomowoc, WI United States
APR 21, 2021 - APR 24, 2021
Penn State Berks
Reading, PA United States
Penn State Berks Reading, PA United States
APR 09, 2021 - APR 11, 2021
MIT Life on Stage Theatre
Cambridge, MA United States
MIT Life on Stage Theatre Cambridge, MA United States
MAR 12, 2021 - MAR 14, 2021
Theatre Longview
Longview, TX United States
Theatre Longview Longview, TX United States
FEB 26, 2021 - FEB 27, 2021
MS Theatre Production
Waupun, WI United States
MS Theatre Production Waupun, WI United States
FEB 25, 2021 - MAR 07, 2021
The Human Race Theatre Company
Dayton, OH United States
The Human Race Theatre Company Dayton, OH United States
FEB 05, 2021 - FEB 21, 2021
Playhouse 2000
Kerrville, TX United States
Playhouse 2000 Kerrville, TX United States
NOV 20, 2020 - DEC 13, 2020
Mountain Community Theatre
Ben Lomond, CA United States
Mountain Community Theatre Ben Lomond, CA United States
NOV 13, 2020 - NOV 14, 2020
Villagers Theatre
Somerset, NJ United States
Villagers Theatre Somerset, NJ United States
NOV 01, 2020 - NOV 30, 2020
OratoriO SIA
Riga, Latvia
OratoriO SIA Riga, Latvia
OCT 30, 2020 - OCT 31, 2020
River Valley Players
Rock Rapids, IA United States
River Valley Players Rock Rapids, IA United States
JUN 12, 2020 - JUN 28, 2020
Wiesbaden Performing Arts Center (WPAC)
Wiesbaden, Germany
Wiesbaden Performing Arts Center (WPAC) Wiesbaden, Germany
MAY 21, 2020 - JUL 05, 2020
Oil Lamp Theater
Glenview, IL United States
Oil Lamp Theater Glenview, IL United States
JAN 10, 2020 - JAN 18, 2020
Upcounty Theatre, Inc.
Germantown, MD United States
Upcounty Theatre, Inc. Germantown, MD United States
SEP 05, 2019 - SEP 15, 2019
Elkhart Civic Theatre
Bristol, IN United States
Elkhart Civic Theatre Bristol, IN United States
SEP 03, 2019 - SEP 15, 2019
Invisible Theatre
Tucson, AZ United States
Invisible Theatre Tucson, AZ United States
SEP 19, 2018 - SEP 30, 2018
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre
Sioux City, IA United States
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre Sioux City, IA United States
SEP 13, 2018 - SEP 29, 2018
South Park Theatre
South Park Theatre, PA United States
South Park Theatre South Park Theatre, PA United States
JUN 01, 2018 - JUN 30, 2018
Peninsula Players Theatre
Fish Creek, WI United States
Peninsula Players Theatre Fish Creek, WI United States
AUG 11, 2023 - AUG 26, 2023
Iron Horse Theatre Company
Leetsdale, PA United States
Iron Horse Theatre Company Leetsdale, PA United States
JUL 21, 2023 - JUL 30, 2023
Tarpon Arts
Tarpon Springs, FL United States
Tarpon Arts Tarpon Springs, FL United States
JUN 07, 2023 - JUN 25, 2023
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc.
Englewood, FL United States
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc. Englewood, FL United States
JUN 07, 2023 - JUN 25, 2023
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc.
Englewood, FL United States
Lemon Bay Playhouse, Inc. Englewood, FL United States
APR 13, 2023 - APR 23, 2023
Tellico Community Playhouse
Loudon, TN United States
Tellico Community Playhouse Loudon, TN United States
APR 07, 2023 - APR 23, 2023
The Little Theatre of Walla Wa
Walla Walla, WA United States
The Little Theatre of Walla Wa Walla Walla, WA United States
MAR 31, 2023 - APR 16, 2023
Billings Studio Theatre
Billings, MT United States
Billings Studio Theatre Billings, MT United States
MAR 24, 2023 - APR 02, 2023
The Village Players
Sylvania, OH United States
The Village Players Sylvania, OH United States
FEB 03, 2023 - FEB 19, 2023
Fort Mill Community Playhouse
Fort Mill, SC United States
Fort Mill Community Playhouse Fort Mill, SC United States
JAN 16, 2023 - JAN 21, 2023
DROYLSDEN LITTLE THEATRE
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
DROYLSDEN LITTLE THEATRE MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
NOV 18, 2022 - DEC 11, 2022
Mountain Community Theatre
Santa Cruz, CA United States
Mountain Community Theatre Santa Cruz, CA United States
NOV 17, 2022 - NOV 20, 2022
Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN United States
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall, MN United States
NOV 12, 2022 - NOV 20, 2022
Georgetown Theatre Workshop
Georgetown, MA United States
Georgetown Theatre Workshop Georgetown, MA United States
NOV 11, 2022 - NOV 27, 2022
Prospect Theater Project
Modesto, CA United States
Prospect Theater Project Modesto, CA United States
AUG 24, 2022 - SEP 11, 2022
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties)
Coral Gables, FL United States
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties) Coral Gables, FL United States
AUG 24, 2022 - SEP 11, 2022
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties)
Coral Gables, FL United States
Actors' Playhouse (additional royalties) Coral Gables, FL United States
AUG 24, 2022 - SEP 11, 2022
Actors' Playhouse
Coral Gables, FL United States
Actors' Playhouse Coral Gables, FL United States
FEB 25, 2021 - MAR 07, 2021
The Human Race Theatre Company
Dayton, OH United States
The Human Race Theatre Company Dayton, OH United States
SEP 19, 2018 - SEP 30, 2018
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre
Sioux City, IA United States
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre Sioux City, IA United States
JUN 01, 2018 - JUN 30, 2018
Peninsula Players Theatre
Fish Creek, WI United States
Peninsula Players Theatre Fish Creek, WI United States

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