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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
by
Walter L. Newton
Adapted from the Novel by Joanne Greenberg 


Walter L Newton's adaptation of the Joanne Greenberg novel - Debra Klein created the Kingdom of Yr as a form of defense from her frightening reality. In childhood, Debra suffered frequent abuse from her anti-Semitic peers and neighbors. At first Yr was a safe-haven, but over time the gods of Yr became tyrannical dictators who ruled Debra's every word and action. At the age of 16, Debra was committed to a mental hospital with schizophrenia. This is the story of her remarkable cure.

Cast Size: 5M 6W (expanding possible)
Running Time: 2 hrs
Royalty: $60 per performance


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