Short Play, Collection / Anthology, Comedy  /  2m, 3f

These fun and inventive one-acts were originally produced at the Edinburgh Festival. This unique collection is great for any venue being very adaptable to simple staging requirements.

Open and Shut (#17075) - 3f, 1m. Two sisters manipulate a "human" door to get rid of their Dad'…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

These fun and inventive one-acts were produced at the Edinburgh Festival to great acclaim. This unique collection is great for any venue, being very adaptable to simple staging requirements.

Includes:
Open and Shut
Hermaphrodite
9.8 Meters Per Second
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with companion piece

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting: Simple set requirements. Invention and creativity invited.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

2m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Expandable casting

Casting Notes

Parts for as many as 5 men and 6 women

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Authors

Ann Karine (AKA Annie G.)

Ann Karine is a NYC playwright. Her play Hermaphroditie was chosen to be in the Best American Short Plays Of 2002-2003. Deadline, a new play, is a hilarious farce and send up of Wall Street. Incommunicado, Inc. or Edge Stew was performed at the Cardboard Box Collaborative in Philadelphia. It’s Only a Test and A Well Ta ...

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