The Bathroom Door

by  Gertrude Jennings

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

A prima donna, a young man, an old man, an old lady, and a young lady are all trying to get into a bathroom in a hotel. The door will not open, and at last the prima donna declares that her husband, with whom she has had a quarrel, must have locked himself in the bathroom and done away with himself.

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The Bathroom Door

by  Gertrude Jennings

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • UIL Approved
    • Competition or audition material

Additional Info

A prima donna, a young man, an old man, an old lady, and a young lady are all trying to get into a bathroom in a hotel. The door will not open, and at last the prima donna declares that her husband, with whom she has had a quarrel, must have locked himself in the bathroom and done away with himself. Enter then a servant who discloses the fact that the door is not locked at all, and the bathroom is empty.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The fourth floor of the Hotel Majestic, 8:00 am.

Casting

3m, 3f
THE YOUNG MAN
THE YOUNG LADY
THE ELDERLY GENTLEMAN
THE ELDERLY LADY
THE PRIMA DONNA
THE BOOTS
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Gertrude Jennings

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