Le Supermarché, Or What I Did For Lunch

by  Ian August

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f, 1m or f

It starts with a Girl, and then adds a Boy. They meet amidst the colorful aisles of Le Supermarché. They blend well and marry, and move to a little cottage in the country. But the Girl begins to curdle in her milquetoast life, and returns to the market to find comfort and peace. Winner of the 2006 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival!

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Le Supermarché, Or What I Did For Lunch

by  Ian August

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Le Supermarché, Or What I Did For Lunch

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f, 1m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Monologues
    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

It starts with a Girl, and then adds a Boy. They meet amidst the colorful aisles of Le Supermarché. They blend well and marry, and move to a little cottage in the country. But the Girl begins to curdle in her milquetoast life, and returns to the market to find comfort and peace. Instead she finds a strange old man, who offers her a recipe for change; a delicious but dangerous solution to her marital woes. A Fairytale in Foodspeak, Le Supermarché is the story of cream colored romance and frosty revenge, wrapped in wit and warmth and topped with bits of bacon. Published in the Off-Off Broadway Festival Plays, 31st series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! 2006 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival!

Keywords

Love, Marriage

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: Somewhere that is not France.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 1f, 1m or f
THE NARRATOR: a Narrator
THE GIRL: a Girl
THE BOY: a Boy
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

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Authors

Ian August

Ian August is a budding actor, playwright and lyricist. His full length drama, Missing Celia Rose was recently workshopped with the NYC Summer Play Festival (www.spfnyc.com) in the summer of 2007. In 2006, Mr. August was declared a winner of the 31st annual Samuel French Inc. Off Off Broadway Short Play Festiv ...

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Le Supermarché was produced for the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival by PoffyBoo Productions, June 2, 2006.

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