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While We Were Bowling

by Carter W. Lewis

While We Were Bowling

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Michigan Premiere

A “typical” 1950s Irish Catholic family struggles to hold itself together through teenage marriage, paternal death, the integration of a young black boy into their family and the pressure-filled legacy of bowling. These trials and tribulations force them to redefine what family means as they love and laugh their way through this beautiful coming-of-age story.

Creative Team


  • Pulsar Award, Best Play
  • Pulsar Award, Best Director: John Lepard
  • Pulsar Award, Best Lead Actress: Suzi Regan
  • Pulsar Award, Best Featured Actor: Edward O’Ryan
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