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Coping - Musical Revue / Cabaret, Comedy

Coping

Dave Reiser, Jack Sharkey

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Musical Revue / Cabaret, Comedy

1m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573681738

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jack Sharkey and Dave Reiser
A hilarious revue with only three players, minimal props, and no set at all, which is guaranteed to keep audiences howling with glee from opening curtain to riotous finale.

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Description

Musical Revue / Cabaret

Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A bare stage which could be anywhere.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre

How do you cope with a nuclear power plant in your neighborhood? With your daughter bringing home swains whose purple hair doesn't quite hide their earrings? With fickle lovers - your husband's Other Woman - sojourns in the hospital - early retirement - a fiance whose hobby is stealing cars - in fact, with just about any problem one has to face? This hilariously informative and Machiavellianly educational shows that absolutely nothing that occurs in life cannot be summarily and rather delightfully dealt with.

Only three players, minimal props, and no set at all, and guaranteed to keep audiences howling with glee from opening curtain to riotous finale.

Characters

CASTING

1m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CASTING NOTES

Plus pianist

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

GEORGE - debonair and amiable, but slightly egotistical.
EILEEN - gracious and patrician, but quick with a quip.
MAXINE - brash and hoydenish, but warm marshmallow within.

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SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Piano Only

MUSICAL STYLE

Classic Broadway

VOCAL DEMANDS

Moderate

Piano/Vocal Score
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

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