Mad Sisters is an uplifting and joyful comic romp that reminds us just how wonderful and truly mad our sisters can be.
Daphne adores her sister Anne. To Daphne, Anne is beautiful, successful and smart - all the things Daphne longs to be. Anne on the other hand wants nothing to do with her sister and is intent on working her way into a small clique of indulgent and pretentious wealthy women. When Daphne's wacky friends convince her she can be like Anne if she tries, Daphne sets off on a madcap adventure to do the impossible and win her sister’s acceptance.
Plot / Synopsis
The play is set in a section of a café with exits to bathrooms and the rest of the café.
The play is set in a local cafe, in the present day.
Daphne - 50’s, has lived her life in the shadow of her fabulous sister, Anne. Daphne is crippled by her lack of self-worth and believes that her only way to have any sort of value is through the acceptance of her idol, Anne.
Anne – 40’s - 50’s, Daphne’s sister. Anne believes herself to be a cut above her social class and especially Daphne. Anne is on her way to being a part of a small clique of indulgent and pretentious wealthy women.
Riya – 40’s – 60’s, Daphne’s oddball, in-your-face, friend, and, in a crowded field, the maddest person in the room.
Katherine – 30’s - 50’s, a member of the small clique of indulgent and pretentious wealthy women that Anne aspires to be a part of.
Juliet - 30’s - 50’s, Katherine’s friend and a member of the small clique of indulgent and pretentious wealthy women that Anne aspires to be a part of. Juliet is a little dim and obsessed with Hugh Jackman.
Jasmine - 20’s, works at the cafe, has a double Masters in History and World Literature. Quite possibly the only sane person in the room.