FBI Girl: How I Learned to Crack My Father's Code

Adapted from the memoir, SHE'S ALL EYES, by Maura Conlon this poignant, coming-of-age story follows young Maura through her childhood journey in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Growing up in a large Irish-Catholic family mostly held together by commitment to her youngest brother, Joey, born with Down syndrome, Maura struggles to find her place in the world. She is fascinated by mysteries, a fascination fed by the elusive world of her FBI agent father. Her dream growing up was to follow his path and crack "the code" that made his world so lusciously impenetrable. Told through Maura's inquisitive eyes and reflective and imaginative mind, FBI GIRL is a moving account of personal growth and family trials and triumphs. Comedy/drama.

Robin Abramson as Maura and John Amplas as Joe in Pittsburgh Playhouse production
Robin Abramson as Maura and John Amplas as Joe in Pittsburgh Playhouse production
Cast Requirements

4 women, 4 men

Publisher

Dramatic Publishing Company, Inc.

Press

"...gives voice to every smart, shy girl who saw the mystery in the world and dreamed herself into its center."
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Press

Production and Development History

World premiere commissioned
by The REP at the Pittsburgh Playhouse directed by Sheila McKenna, Carlyn Aquiline, dramaturg, 2007