Batbrains

by  Barbara Daniel

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f

Jane Batts is an up-and-coming fashion designer who lives in a loft with her husband Rico, a successful artist. Now, Jane must contend with her old college roomate and the life she left behind. Winner of the 5th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival!

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Jane Batts is an up-and-coming fashion designer who lives in a loft with her husband Rico, a successful artist. Until now, Rico has been paying most of the bills - but Jane has a chance to break out on her own with a series of bat shaped dress designs. However, she first must contend with her old college roommate, Pam, a self-proclaimed psychic who has arrived in New York to teach "telepathic lovemaking" - and plans to crash with Jane for awhile. Will Pam's "visions" reveal something more about Rico? A short comedy about two very different women, seeking success in the big city. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 5th Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Jane's studio in her Soho loft.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

2f
JANE BATTS - A newly successful dress designer. Originally a Mid-Westerner.
PAM - An unsuccessful fine artist. Originally Southern, she has lived in California a number of years and has only a trace of a Southern accent.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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Authors

Barbara Daniel

Barbara Daniel

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