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Take a Number, Darling - Full Length Play, Comedy

Take a Number, Darling

Jack Sharkey

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573617140

"A work of imagination, enthusiasm and happiness [that]... continues Sharkey's tradition of clean, funny plays." - Lerner Voice Newspapers
"The maximum of laughs and chaos...tears of joy and laughter...Heartily and wholeheartedly recommended." - The News

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$8.95
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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Farce

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - The Latimer penthouse in Manhattan.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Physical Comedy, Special Effects

Cutting Approved for Competition, Scene work, Competition or audition material

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre

Since concert pianist Duncan Latimer and wife, Ellen, famous soap opera star, lead impeccable lives their P.R. lady has no qualms over having a reporter from a scandal magazine interview them. But just before he arrives, so does Duncan's old Navy buddy and Ellen's former lover from her literally messy past and so does an extra wife Duncan forgot to tell anyone about. It's crazy and comical confusion all the way.

"A work of imagination, enthusiasm and happiness [that]...continues Sharkey's tradition of clean, funny plays." - Lerner Voice Newspapers

"The maximum of laughs and chaos...tears of joy and laughter...Heartily and wholeheartedly recommended." - The News

"An evening of zany fun...brings down the house." - Orange County News Post

"Fun and laughter...frenetic, high energy comedy...sometimes subtle, sometimes shocking...slapstick, slip of the lip and close calls...non stop humor." - Saddleback Valley News

Take a Number, Darling was first presented at the Country Club Comedy Theatre, Mount Prospect, Illinois, on September 16, 1976. It was directed by  Ed Sauer.

Characters

CASTING

3m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

DUNCAN LATIMER - a renowned concert pianist
ELLEN LATIMER - his wife, a popular television star
GLADYS NURMY - their public relations representative
BILL RUTLEDGE - Commander, USN, Duncan's best friend
BART MADDEN - a biographer for a scandal magazine
ILONA VALDEZ - a visitor from Valencia

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey (1931-1992) was born on May 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. He began writing when he was 10 years old. He graduated from college with a BA in the Creative Writing Field of the English major. After that, he taught school for two years from 1953 to 1955. In mid-1955, Mr. Sharkey enlisted in the Army. He served at Sandia Base, New Mexico as a Special Services worker. He wrote, produced, ... view full profile

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