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Getting Up the Rent - Short Play, Comedy

Getting Up the Rent

Eric Monte

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Short Play, Comedy

7m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573622007

Upon recieving an eviction notice, the members of the Evans family try to gather up the seventy four dollars they need to pay their rent. While JJ and Florida try to get the money honestly, James puts on his hustler hat and heads to the local pool hall. When he comes home with wads of cash, Florida believes their newfound wealth to be a miracle- and James doesn’t have the heart to break the news of how he got it. 

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

30 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, 1970s

Settings Of Play - The home of the Evans family. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Upon recieving an eviction notice, the members of the Evans family try to gather up the seventy four dollars they need to pay their rent. While JJ and Florida try to get the money honestly, James puts on his hustler hat and heads to the local pool hall. When he comes home with wads of cash, Florida believes their newfound wealth to be a miracle- and James doesn’t have the heart to break the news of how he got it. Based on the first ever “Good Times” episode to be produced. 


Getting Up the Rent was originally presented on February 8th, 1974, as an episode of the "Good Times" series on CBS Television Network. 

Characters

CASTING

7m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Room for Extras

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

FLORIDA EVANS

JAMES EVANS

JAMES JUNIOR

THELMA

MICHAEL

WILLONA

TOM (MOVING MAN)

EDDIE (MOVING MAN)

HUSTLER

MONTY

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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