Hard-Boiled

by  Deborah L. Frockt

10 Minute Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

The tension begins to simmer when a post-work happy hour turns into a battle of the sexes after Kramer, a female lawyer, is promoted above her male colleagues. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult

Additional Info

The tension begins to simmer when a post-work happy hour turns into a battle of the sexes after Kramer, a female lawyer, is promoted above her male colleagues. Power, sex, and the blurred lines that separate the two are scrutinized in Deborah Lynn Frockt's sizzling short play. 
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Keywords

Business

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A bar. The present. 
  • 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

2m, 1f
JACKSON - man, mid-twenties
MICKEY - man, mid-twenties
KRAMER - woman, mid-twenties
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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Authors

Deborah L. Frockt

Deborah L. Frockt

Hard-Boiled was produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville under the direction of William McNulty. 

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