Heaven's Rivers - A Play in Two Acts

Heaven's Rivers 

by Kevin Baldwin  (Author)

A Play in Two Acts

Time: Latter Half of the Year 2001

Place: Millborough


FATHER DANIEL RACKMAN – Early forties. Former eighties hair band guitarist. Lost his pregnant wife, Mary, to a drunken driving accident. Through his grief, he resolved to enter the priesthood.

FATHER CLIFF – Early forties. Head of Saint Jeremiah’s Parish which abuts a wealthy neighborhood and an impoverished community housing project.

FATHER EMANUEL RUIZ – Late fifties. Fastidious Latino priest who works closely with Father Daniel.

JULIET LIMA – Late teens. Venezuelan-American girl in a highly emotional family crisis.

OSCAR LIMA – Late teens. Juliet’s brother, friends with Grover Dowd. Both boys serve as part of the altar guild at the church.

MRS. LIMA – Early to mid forties. Mother to Oscar and Juliet.

MRS. DOWD – Mid to late forties. A wealthy socialite, racist snob and member of the church vestry. 

GROVER DOWD – Late teens. Mrs. Dowd’s son and part of the church altar guild. Loves Juliet.

EUGENA CONTE – Old high school friend of Daniel’s. Works as a nurse in the hospital where Juliet’s grandmother is being cared for.

MRS. ADRIANA LOPEZ – Juliet’s grandmother or “abuela”. Hospitalized because of her failing health.

JAVIER CORTEZ – Mid twenties. Pool hustler and gang leader. Nasty piece of work.

MARY'S VOICE - An offstage voice that speaks to Daniel.

MR. BARRIOS - An offstage voice of a resident in the apartment complex where the Limas live.

FEMALE CASHIER – Slovenly pool hall attendant. Flexible casting.


FEMALE NEWSCASTER – Ties the play to reported religious sightings. Flexible casting.

AUTOMATED MESSAGE –Should at least sound like a recorded message but can be done live at the director’s discretion.

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Product details

  • File Size: 356 KB
  • Print Length: 54 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1494447185
  • Publication Date: December 1, 2013
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00H8TB262
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled 
  • X-Ray:

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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported 
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled