A Red Plaid Shirt

by Michael G. Wilmot

directed by Carolyn Walsh and Barb O’Dell


Two friends fill the void left by retirement in different ways; Marty decides he wants to explore the open road on a Harley while Fred decides to pay more attention to his health, inventing many new ailments along the way. With a little “subtle redirection” from their wives and a creative solution to a very unusual problem (which may or may not include a homemade coffin) they find the right track… eventually.


All are late 50’s to 60’s

Marty: A retired High School English teacher

Deb:   Marty’s wife, retired

Fred Baxter:  Friend of Marty and Deb, Gladys’ husband. retired

Gladys Baxter:  Friend of Marty and Deb, Fred’s wife. Also retired

The play takes play in present time, in the fall season.


Auditions will held in the summer of 2020. Stay tuned to this page for details as they become available. Or like our FaceBook page for updates.