If God Wanted Us to Fly...

by  Kitty Burns

Collection / Anthology, Dark Comedy  /  8m, 7f

A collection of short plays by Kitty Burns.

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If God Wanted Us to Fly...

by  Kitty Burns

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8m, 7f
  • Duration


    30 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Parody / Spoof
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

If God Wanted Us to Fly He Would Have Given Us Wings! is a set of 3 one-act plays, all spoofing the airlines.

Plays include:
Terminal Terror
On Hold at 30,000 Feet
Identity Crisis

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Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre


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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
    $90 with other plays in collection



  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Various locations in airports and airplanes.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus


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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

Casting Notes

All 3 one-acts can be cast as director wishes.



Kitty Burns

Kitty Burns grew up thinking she was 100% Irish Catholic; then, to her surprise, at 18 years of age, she found out that she was only 50% Irish Catholic. The other 50% was Russian Jew! With an identity crisis like that, she figured that she should get into something sensible and rational that would give ...

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Terminal Terror premiered at the Rasputin Theatre Company, in San Francisco, in 1991. On Hold at 30,000 Feet premiered in New Rochelle, NY in 1997. Identity Crisis premiered in Belt, MT in 1998.

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