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Mary Dattilo began her writing and acting career in the fourth grade. Since then, she has performed in and written numerous plays.Francine's Will was the first place winner at the Nutmeg Players New Play Festival in 2006. Her first novel, Time's edge, a book she co-authored with her husband Joseph Dattilo, won the Tassy Walden award in 2005. She lives in New england.
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Francine Faraday dies and leaves her entire estate to her longtime companion H.P. Manly. While the loyal members of Francine's staff are delighted, her money-hungry relatives are furious. Though the will is ironclad, the relatives find that they can inherit Francine's fortune if H.P. dies of "natural" causes. as the family plots H.P.'s demise, the staff schemes to save him, resulting in counter-plots and mixed-up romances aplenty.
Nutmeg Players at Andrews Memorial Theatre (Clinton, CT, United States) 2006
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90-110 min Comedy
Male: 5 Female: 5 Other: 5 males, 5 females
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