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Weekend Comedy - Full Length Play, Comedy

Weekend Comedy

Sam Bobrick

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Full Length Play, Comedy

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573690228

"Thoroughly enjoyable. . . . A steady rat a tat of laugh lines." - Kansas City Star

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - The present. The main room of a comfortable two-room upstate New York vacation cabin.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

A couple in their late forties to mid-fifties and a couple in their mid-late twenties have accidentally rented the same cottage for a three-day weekend. They decide to share it. We watch the comedic clash between generations.

REVIEWS

"Thoroughly enjoyable... A steady rat a tat of laugh lines." - Kansas City Star

"Contemporary and spunky... It's home spun humor strikes chords regardless of a viewer's age and the laughter it kindles is as warm and spontaneous as the play's dialogue and situations." - Calgary Sun

"Laughs are 24 karat gold" - Calgary Sun


Weekend Comedy was first presented in 1985 at Tiffany's Attic in Kansas City, MO, produced by Dennis D. Hennessy and Richard Carrothers. A 1986 production at Stage West in Calagary, Canada directed by the author, Sam Bobrick

Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

FRANK & PEGGY - A couple in their late forties - early fifties

JILL & TONY - A couple in their mid-late twenties

Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Sam Bobrick

Sam Bobrick

Sam Bobrick has written and co-written over forty plays, most of them performed throughout the world, which include: Norman, Is That You?, Murder at the Howard Johnson's, Weekend Comedy, Remember Me?, Death in England, Passengers, Are You Sure?, Baggage, Getting Sara Married, The Spider or the Fly, and - without William Shakespeare’s blessing - Hamlet II (Better Than The Original). Twenty-one of ... view full profile

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