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Once Is Enough - Full Length Play, Comedy

Once Is Enough

Jack Sharkey

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Full Length Play, Comedy

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573613579

Authoress Erika Linden is writing a manual on man snatching. Erika's secretary, unwilling to expose her fiance to Erika's charms, finds substitute Brian Merrick to aid Erika in her research. Brian is actually from Immigration, sent to check up on would be American Erika's character. Erika finds she'…

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Romantic Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - Erika's office/apartment in San Francisco.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol

TAGS

Love

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

Authoress Erika Linden is writing a manual on man snatching. Erika's secretary, unwilling to expose her fiance to Erika's charms, finds substitute Brian Merrick to aid Erika in her research. Brian is actually from Immigration, sent to check up on would be American Erika's character. Erika finds she's falling in love with Brian but she is too honorable to snatch him away from his supposed fiancee. Her dilemma and gloom prevent her from finishing the book her publisher is anxiously awaiting. This truly delightful romantic comedy was written especially for Elke Sommer.

Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

ERIKA LINDEN, a world-renowned author

JESSIE JARVIS, her personal secretary

BRIAN MERRICK, an unexpected caller

MAX NORDSTROM, Erika's publisher

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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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