Civil Service

Walter Ben Hare (1880 - 1950)

Subtitled "An American Drama in Three Acts. A Play with a Punch." "A comedy drama of American life depicting the joys and sorrows, the heartaches and struggles and temptations of a small group of government employees working in a post office in a small city in the middle west. There is the stern inspector, the officious postmaster, the busybody mail clerk, the ambitious young clerk..., the kind hearted old man who carries the rural route, the raw recruit and the noble hearted, plucky little stamp clerk, who bravely stifles her own feelings and lives for the advancement of her friends." - Summary by The Author

Cast list:
Old R. F. D., A Mystery: ToddHW
The Inspector, B. J. Cochran: Greg Giordano
The Postmaster, J. L. Reynolds: Shawn Clayton
The Young Money Order Clerk, Steve Audaine: Adrian Stephens
The Mailing Clerk, Simpson Peavy: ksb013
The Country Boy, Goldie Wex: Alan Mapstone
The Postmaster's Daughter, Octavia: Annie Mars
A Lady of Importance, Mrs. T. R. Jeffs: TJ Burns
A Hired Girl, Birdie Bivins: Jenn Broda
A Collector, Miss Goldstein: Michele Eaton
The Plucky Little Stamp Clerk, Kate Kenyon: Availle
Stage Directions: TR Love
Editing: ToddHW

Genre(s): Comedy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Act 1 - The Thief Group 01:06:06
Play 02 Act 2 - The Trial Group 00:45:27
Play 03 Act 3 - The New Life Group 00:30:48