Morning Coffee (Meyerson)

by  Henry Meyerson

10 Minute Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 1f

A man needs to be left alone to read his newspaper and drink his morning coffee.

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Morning Coffee (Meyerson)

by  Henry Meyerson

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Not Applicable
  • Accolades


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  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A man needs to be left alone to read his newspaper and drink his morning coffee. 

A part of the collection Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar. Eight short comedic vignettes, written by Henry Meyerson, about everyday people and their lives.  The plays are clever, funny, sad, humiliating, dysfunctional, functional and…just about people! 

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The setting is a coffee shop; think Starbucks.  Set consists of a couple of chairs and small tables. 
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)


2m, 1f
PETE - 20s-40s.
ED - 20s-40s.
DEBBY - 20s-40s.
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting



Henry Meyerson

Henry Meyerson's publications with Samuel French include the full-lengths Beware the Man Eating Chicken, Shtick, and

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Morning Coffee premiered as a part of Fresh Brewed: A Cabaret, at Don't Tell Mama in New York City in 2008. It was directed by Tanya Moberly.

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