Booze and Kisses

by  Tom Frye

Short Play, Melodrama  /  4m, 2f, 2m or f

With a hero named John Wilkes Booth, this story is bound to take off like a shot. This actor who falls into the depth of degredation with the help of the evil villian, Lawyer Cribbs, manages to ford along with the help of his darling wife Lucy. Along the way we meet his daughter Little Orpha Annie, …

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Booze and Kisses

by  Tom Frye

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 2f, 2m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Parody / Spoof
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

With a hero named John Wilkes Booth, this story is bound to take off like a shot. This actor who falls into the depth of degredation with the help of the evil villian, Lawyer Cribbs, manages to ford along with the help of his darling wife Lucy. Along the way we meet his daughter Little Orpha Annie, who tried to save her father from the evils of “drink.”

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Animals Animals
  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Caution Flying Flying
  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Nudity Nudity/Partial Nudity
  • Caution Open Flame Open Flame
  • Caution Smoking Smoking

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting:

    Independence, Kansas 1890 (or your hometown)

  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, No intermission, Physical Comedy, Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

4m, 2f, 2m or f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Cross gender casting
  • Drag performance
  • Flexible casting

Casting Notes

Several roles are gender changeable.

 

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Authors

Tom Frye

Tom Frye is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and has performed throughout the United States. He has his BA and MA in Theatre from Wichita State University. Credited with a wide variety of achievements, Mr. Frye's theatrical career on and off stage spans decades. Some of his early work in theatre include tea ...

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