Splitsville

by  Richard Dresser

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

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This black comedy is about Roy, who is in training to achieve his life's ambition (becoming a bouncer), and his wife Wendy, who hopes to land an exciting career in customer relations. The couple sees the answer to their dreams in a new theme park called "Splitsville" being built nearby. Will Roy and Wendy stay together? Will they land the jobs of their dreams?
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"This nightmarish satire of American junk culture manages to find plenty of grim laughter in the wreckage. Its characters are all victims of extreme cultural malnourishment, acting bout the concept of America as a land of opportunity in ways that range from the pathetic to the grotesque." - The New York Times

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
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Richard Dresser

Richard Dresser's plays include Below the Belt and Gun-Shy, both of which moved from Actors Theatre of Louisville Off-Broadway and on to regional productions. Other Actors Theatre of Louisville plays include What Are You Afraid Of?, set in the front seat of a car, Alone at the Beach and Wonderful World. Rounding Third ...

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