I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

by Walter L. Newton

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
  • Running Time: 2hrs
  • Royalty: $60 per performance

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