Carol Lynn Pearson

Carol Lynn Pearson has been a professional writer, speaker and performer for many years. She has written many plays and musicals, including two commissioned by Robert Redford's Sundance Theater. She has also written and performed a one-woman play, "Mother Wove the Morning," in which she plays sixteen women throughout history in search of the feminine divine. The play was performed over 300 times internationally and is now available on a videotape that earned an award from "Booklist" as "one of the top 25 videos of the year." Her autobiography, “Goodbye, I Love You,” tells the story of her marriage to a homosexual man, their divorce, ongoing friendship, and her caring for him as he died of AIDS. This story made her a guest on such programs as "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and "Good Morning, America." She has written numerous educational motion pictures and a series of seven inspirational books. Her poems are widely reprinted. Ms. Pearson has an M.A. in theater, is the mother of four grown children, and lives in Walnut Creek, California. Gerald Niels Pearson received a BA degree in Theatre from Brigham Young University and performed in many plays there. "The Busy Signal" reflects his life-long commitment to the ideal that "we are all one."
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  Stranger for Christmas

Comedy With Heart by Carol Lynn Pearson

36 pages

2 m, 7 w, 3 boys, 2 girls, optional extras.


Two ladies in a rest home are arguing. Florence, who has never had a real family Christmas, fantasizes that a family would come along and take her in for the holiday, but of course no family would put themselves out that way. Yes, they would, says her roommate Myrna who has had years of storybook Christmases with her five children. To prove their differing viewpoints, they invent the fictitious Genevieve, a little old lady in a rest home near Myrna's children in Idaho. If one of them will agree to take “her” in, Florence will really believe in Christmas. Dram...

  Apple Kingdom

Fantasy by Carol Lynn Pearson C. Michael Perry

41 pages

4 m, 4 w, 1 boy, 1 girl + villagers 1 exterior


The people in the Apple Kingdom live on apples: apple soup, apple salad and, of course, apple pies. Jonathan and Blossom are two fun-loving but not so innocent twins and on their birthday they play a trick on the townspeople that backfires. They say that an "Applephoon" is coming that will destroy all of the apples in the kingdom's orchards. The villagers, all being selfish, immediately run to the orchards and begin picking all the apples and carrying them home by the buckets full. After all the apples are picked, the villagers find that they are stricken wit...

  Appley Ever After

Comedy by Carol Lynn Pearson

36 pages

4 m, 4 w, 1 boy, 1 girl, and extras


The people in the Apple Kingdom live on apples: apple soup, apple salad and, of course, apple pies. Jonathan and Blossom are two fun-loving but not so innocent twins who play a trick on the townspeople that backfires. They say that an “applephoon” is coming that will destroy all of the apples in the kingdom’s orchards. The villagers, all being selfish, immediately run to the orchards and begin picking all the apples and carrying them home by the buckets full. After all the apples are picked the villagers find that they are stricken with a strange case of “app...