Jack Goes Boating

by  Bob Glaudini

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f

"An immensely likable play [that] exudes a wry compassion." - The New York Times

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Jack Goes Boating

by  Bob Glaudini

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

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

Additional Info

Four flawed but likeable lower-middle-class New Yorkers interact in a touching and warmhearted play about learning how to stay afloat in the deep water of day-to-day living. Laced with cooking classes, swimming lessons, and a smorgasbord of illegal drugs, Jack Goes Boating is a story of date panic, marital meltdown, betrayal, and the prevailing grace of the human spirit.
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"An immensely likable play [that] exudes a wry compassion." - The New York Times

Endearing romantic comedy about a married couple and the social-misfit friends they fix up. Witty and knowing and all heart." - Variety

"Glides effortlessly from the shallow end of the emotional pool to the deep end." - Theatremania.com


Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre


  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance



  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: New York City
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


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Bob Glaudini

Bob Glaudini

Jack Goes Boating premiered off-Broadway in 2007 at the LABrynth Theatre Company. It was directed by Peter Dubois.

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