Christmas/Holiday, Romantic Comedy
Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day
Settings Of Play - A tiny apartment suggested by a couch, a coffee table and a very small Christmas tree.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
No intermission, Physical Comedy, Stage Combat
Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Newlyweds Greg and Cheryl have resolved to spend Christmas together alone in their tiny apartment for the first time... but when Cheryl decides at the last minute she can't resist the siren call of her dysfunctional family, it's all Greg can do to keep her from Going Home.
Published in Christmas Shorts, a collection of five holiday plays by the author that can be performed individually or together as a complete evening of theatre for a cast of 4-13 performers.
"Amusing, poignant, Christmas Shorts is a simple, gentle surprise... The script is loaded with low-key, sweet humor." - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Christmas Shorts: 5 Merry Little Comedies was first produced by Naked Angels (Geoffrey Nauffts, artistic director) at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theatre in December, 2008 as an Angels in Progress workshop. It was directed by Suzanne Agins.