Open and Shut

by  Ann Karine (AKA Annie G.)

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 3f

Two sisters manipulate a "human" door to get rid of their Dad's unwanted girlfriend.…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Two sisters manipulate a "human" door to get rid of their Dad's unwanted girlfriend. Fun and inventive.
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Reviews

"I laughed until I cried. Then I laughed some more. AG

Keywords

Parenting/Family

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: Simple set requirements. Invention welcome.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 3f
Two Young Women from Brooklyn. One Floozy from Brooklyn. One human door.
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

Casting Notes

This takes place in Brooklyn. It would be helpful though not necessary to do a Brooklyn accent.

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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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