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Just Say Yes! - Full Length Play, Comedy

Just Say Yes!

Jack Sharkey, Tom Sharkey

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Full Length Play, Comedy

2m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573601934

"Delightful." - Oak Leaves
"Downright excellent! "Sheer enjoyment." - Lerner Newspapers
Needing to prove his theories work, an author of books on success through self confidence picks the world's biggest loser and makes him a winner nearly losing everything to him in the process.

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Romantic Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play -

The play takes place in Blaize's hotel suite in Century City, California. The time is the present and the action takes place over a five day period.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Physical Comedy

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Outdoor, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Needing to prove his theories work, an author of books on success through self confidence picks the world's biggest loser and makes him a winner nearly losing everything to him in the process. Popular author Jack Sharkey's last comedy, Just Say Yes! was written with his brother, Tom Sharkey, the composer and librettist of It's a Wonderful Life.

REVIEWS

"Delightful." - Oak Leaves

"Downright excellent! Sheer enjoyment." - Lerner Newspapers

"Surefire crowd pleaser." - Skyliner


Just Say Yes! was originally titled The Confidence Game when first presented at Playwright's Center in Chicago, IL. The play subsequently moved to Drury Lane South Theater in Evergreen Park, IL. The play was first presented under its new title by Just Off Broadway and the TBA Players in Kansas, City, MO.

Characters

CASTING

2m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting, Flexible casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Parts for Senior Actors

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

BLAIZE CARAWAY - a problem solver
FAYE CARAWAY - a problem
IRENE JOYCE - Blaize's irreplaceable assistant
NELL EAGER - her replacement
ARNOLD ADDERBY - a problem for everyone

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author(s)
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

Tom Sharkey

Tom Sharkey

Tom Sharkey (1934-2008), author-composer-lyricist-producer, began his career at the age of 19 as a writer-editor for the Chicago Magazine and published two books before graduating from Chicago State University. He was Playwright-in-Residence at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; a winner of Golden Camera and Silver Screen awards for his industrial movies; and a special material writer for ... view full profile

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