Scruples (Jory)

by  Jon Jory

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  1m, 4f

Scruples takes place in the waiting room of a huge casting office where three young women, Lois, Marti, and Jane anxiously await their final callback for a commercial advertising sexy pantyhose...

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Scruples (Jory)

by  Jon Jory

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

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

Additional Info

Scruples takes place in the waiting room of a huge casting office where three young women, Lois, Marti, and Jane anxiously await their final callback for a commercial advertising sexy pantyhose. A tense argument ensues between the women until the extravagant executive, Mrs. Dobbs, strides in and prepares the actresses for their audition.
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Reviews

"The dynamic between the three women is definitely a high point of Scruples." - The Phillipian Online

Scruples is published in the collection More Ten-Minute Plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Vol. 2

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The present. A waiting room. 
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

1m, 4f
LOIS
JANE
MARTI
MRS. DOBBS
MR. SKILES
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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Authors

Jon Jory

Jon Jory. As the Producing Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Jon Jory directed over 125 plays and produced over 1,000 during his 32-year tenure. He conceived the internationally lauded Humana Festival of New American Plays, the SHORTS Festival, and the Brown-Forman Classics-in-Context Festival. He was also the ...

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Scruples premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville on December 11, 1989 under the direction of Bob Krakower. 

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