Along for the Ride

by  Jay D. Hanagan

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m, 2f

Kerrie and Karl both race for the same cab and agree to share. Their subconscious selves ride along.

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Along for the Ride

by  Jay D. Hanagan

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • SubGenre


    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades


    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult

Additional Info

Kerrie and Karl both race for the same cab and agree to share. Their subconscious selves ride along, so the audience hears what they say to each other and what they are actually thinking throughout this charming comedy about love at first sight that just takes a while to blossom. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 28th Series.
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  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival




Performing Groups

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


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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The illusion of a taxi cab.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


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


3m, 2f
KERRIE - a woman
KARL - a man
KERRIE2 - a woman's subconsious
KARL2 - a man's subconsious
CABBIE - a cab driver
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting


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Jay D. Hanagan

Jay D. Hanagan was raised in Sodus, NY, a small town nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario somewhere between Rochester and Syracuse. There, in the sixth grade, (often described as three of the happiest years of his life) Mr. Hanagan performed in a "real" play, Tom Sawyer, for the first time. W ...

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Along For The Ride was originally produced by the Gatesinger Co. Ltd. on August 2, 2002 at Gates Hall in Pultneyville, New York. It was directed by the author.

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