The Proper Technique

by  Norman Beim

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 2f

*Part of the collection 3 Bi-Sexual Comedies (Plus An Assortment of Plays) by Norman Beim. 

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The Proper Technique

by  Norman Beim

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • Duration


    90 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

In order to meet her screen idol, Jack Gardner, May Strauss, the daughter of Leo Strauss, a famous guru, represents herself as a reporter for her university newspaper. Jack is intrigued by the girl, and is anxious to study with her father. He's returning to the stage after an eight year absence, and is terrified about facing a Broadway audience for the first time. Jack's encounter with Leo and his method leads to complications regarding his return to the stage and his growing involvement with Leo's daughter. 
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable


  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
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3m, 2f
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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)



Norman Beim

Norman Beim, a life time member of the Dramatist Guild, is a prize-wining playwright, veteran actor and director. His plays have been produced nationally and internationally and won a number of awards including the Robert J. Pickering Award (Coldwater Theatre), the David James Ellis Award (Theatre A ...

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