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Match Point - Short Play, Drama

Match Point

Frank D. Gilroy

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Short Play, Drama

1m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573693960

Two women strike up a pool side conversation at a desert resort. They discover their husbands have been coming to the resort at the same time for many years but have never spoken. 

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$9.95
: Way With Words, A

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Drama

10 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Poolside at a desert resort.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Exterior Set

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

Two women strike up a pool side conversation at a desert resort. They discover their husbands have been coming to the resort at the same time for many years but have never spoken. The younger woman inquires about the other's spouse and is told that he died. Several days later, when the husband arrives, he learns that a young woman they didn't know committed suicide. The husband is traumatized the perfect murder has been committed.

Published in the collection A Way with Words

REVIEWS 

"As brief as a blackout. A cautionary tale by a skilled practitioner of the one act form." - The New York Times


Match Point premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in 1992 under the direction of Billy Hopkins.

Characters

CASTING

1m, 2f

MRS. DUNN
MRS. ALBERT
MR. ALBERT
Author

Frank D. Gilroy

Frank Daniel Gilroyis an award-winning playwright, producer, screenwriter and director. After graduating from Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Drama, he contributed profusely as a writer to the golden age of television. His impressive first play, Who'll Save the Plowboy?, won an Obie Award in 1962. In 1965, his Off Broadway play The Subject Was Roses won the Tony Award for Best Play, the ... view full profile

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