Happy Birthday (Meyerson)

by  Henry Meyerson

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  2m

Once a week coffee can even strain a twenty-year friendship.

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Happy Birthday (Meyerson)

by  Henry Meyerson

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Once a week coffee can even strain a twenty-year friendship. 

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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Keywords

Friendship

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • 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

Music

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

Casting

2m
RICHIE - 40s.
PAUL - 40s.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male
  • Non-Traditional casting

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Authors

Henry Meyerson

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

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Happy Birthday premiered at Avery Point Playhouse, 1999, directed by James Alexander Bond.

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