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Admit One - Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

Admit One

Elyse Nass

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Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573692055

Youth v. age, innocence v. experience is the theme of this delightful comedy. A 75 year old man has placed a personal ad for the companionship of a younger woman. He receives a reply and arranges a meeting in a hotel room where this odd couple get to know each other. Admit One was originally perform…

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$8.95
: Three One-Act Plays About the Elderly

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with other plays in collection


Description

Short Play

Dramatic Comedy

40 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A room in a modest, but respectable hotel in midtown Manhattan. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Church / Religious Groups

Youth vs. age, innocence vs. experience is the theme of this delightful comedy. A 75 year old man has placed a personal ad for the companionship of a younger woman. He receives a reply and arranges a meeting in a hotel room where this odd couple get to know each other.

Admit One was originally performed in the Playwrights Unit of the famed Actors Studio in New York City. It was subsequently presented by the San Diego Repertory Theatre.
Characters

CASTING

1m, 1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Multicultural casting, Parts for Senior Actors

CASTING NOTES

HAROLD may be played by an actor age range 60-70s (the character is a 75 year old man). MEGAN may be played by an actress in her 50s.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

HAROLD CONKLIN - A feisty seventy-five in good shape; has a certain charm. 
MEGAN MATTHEWS - Fifty-nine, attractive but shy. 
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author

Elyse Nass

Elyse Nass is a New York City based, award winning playwright. Her plays have been produced in New York, around the United States, Canada and abroad. Her trilogy, Three One Act Plays About the Elderly is published by Samuel French. The plays included in this collection are Second Chance, Admit One, and The Cat Connection. Productions include regional theatres such as The San Diego Repertory ... view full profile

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