When Julia Shelby’s brother shows up on her doorstep on Thanksgiving, heartbroken and hungry, she and her husband usher him into their home and invite him to stay a few days to sort everything out. After all, the holidays are all about family, right? But what they didn’t expect is for their guest to turn their house upside down, and take an extended vacation – in their living room! Find out what happens when a little brother outstays his welcome, and a loving family tries to show him how to move on.…

This play is published and licensed by Samuel French. For more information about the title, to request a copy of the script and apply for a license, visit their website.


Press:

Seasonal Allergies is a funny, heartwarming story about friends, family, and holiday stresses…this is a kinder, gentler comedy, more a Neil Simon family tale than a Ray Cooney family disaster, and the show is all the better for it.” – BroadwayWorld.com

"This is a delightfully funny play about a family dealing with one member in personal turmoil who comes to them seeking comfort, but turns into a monumental pain in the butt. The situation is real, the humor is real, but so is the sense of a family in turmoil trying to regain the warmth and love of the season." - Lancaster Intelligencer

 

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