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Going Home (Hoverman) - Short Play, Comedy

Going Home (Hoverman)

Matt Hoverman

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Short Play, Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573698941

Newlyweds Greg and Cheryl have resolved to spend Christmas together alone in their tiny apartment for the first time... 

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$8.95
: Christmas Shorts

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

Christmas/Holiday, Romantic Comedy

10 minutes

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

CAUTIONS

Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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.

Characters

CASTING

1m, 1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

CHERYL - just 30, female
GREG - just 30, male
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Matt Hoverman

Matt Hoverman

An Emmy Award-winning TV writer and playwright, Matt Hoverman’s plays include Who You See Here and The Glint (both optioned for Broadway by Nelle Nugent); In Transit (FringeNYC Best Playwriting Award), The Student (winner, 34th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival), The Audience (co-book writer, Drama Desk Best New Musical Award Nominee), Christmas Shorts: 5 Merry Little ... view full profile

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