10 Minute Play
Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day
Settings Of Play - A Broadway theatre lobby during intermission
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Scene work, Competition or audition material
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes
Alcohol, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Intermission at a playwright’s first show on Broadway. He argues with the director about an uncomfortable line coming up in Act II, and we hear the thoughts of some audience members on the play and the man who wrote it. Meanwhile, a young woman drinks at the bar by herself. The playwright surreptitiously engages her in conversation before being accosted by an angry actress. His identity revealed, the young woman agrees to let him buy her a drink after the show.
Published in Ten Minute Plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Vol. 1.
Intermission was first produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville on May 25, 1982. It was directed by Robert Spera.