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Chinamen (from The Two of Us) - Short Play, Comedy

Chinamen (from The Two of Us)

Michael Frayn

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Short Play, Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573625510

Two actors play five characters. She has asked a woman, her new hippy boyfriend and some other guests for dinner. He invited the woman's deserted husband. The object is to keep the estranged husband and wife apart. They dine in two different rooms and maneuver the guests so that these two are never in the same room.  CONTAINED IN THE FOUR PLAY VOLUME "THE TWO OF US."

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$8.95
: Two of Us, The

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$100 with other plays in collection

Description

Short Play

Comedy

Farce

Settings Of Play - Dining room of Stephen and Jo's house.

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Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Two actors play five characters. She has asked a woman, her new hippy boyfriend and some other guests for dinner. He invited the woman's deserted husband. The object is to keep the estranged husband and wife apart. They dine in two different rooms and maneuver the guests so that these two are never in the same room.


Published in The Two of Us.

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CASTING

1m, 1f

CASTING NOTES

STEPHEN & BARNEY are played by an actor; JO, BEE, and ALEX are played by an actress.

STEPHEN
BARNEY
JO
BEE
ALEX
Author
Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn was born in London in 1933 and began his writing career as a reporter at The Guardian and The Observer. His subsequent plays include Alphabetical Order, Clouds, Donkeys' Years, Make and Break, Benefactors, Democracy, and Afterlife, which was developed for the Royal National Theatre in 2008. Copenhagen, first staged at the National, won the 1998 Evening Standard Award for Best Play of ... view full profile

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