The Cat Connection

by  Elyse Nass

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f

"A beautiful study of loneliness and the elderly. However, the universal situation can be appreciated by all." - East Side Express

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The Cat Connection

by  Elyse Nass

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Part of an excellent trilogy about what life is like for elderly people in America, this amusing play takes place in a park, where two older women have little in common - except they feed the same cat.
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Reviews

"A beautiful study of loneliness and the elderly. However, the universal situation can be appreciated by all." - East Side Express

Keywords

Aging, Friendship

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Outdoor

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A park bench in any city.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2f

MAY REYNOLDS - Late sixties, looks fed-up and tired, a bit on the untidy side. 
LEONA WOODS - Late sixties, is high-strung, nervous, but keeps herself together very well. 

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Multicultural casting
  • Parts for Senior Actors

Casting Notes

Both female characters can be played by women in their 50s and up.

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Authors

Elyse Nass

Elyse Nass is a New York City based, award winning playwright. Her plays have been produced in New York, around the United States, Canada and abroad. Her trilogy, Three One Act Plays About the Elderly ...

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The Cat Connection was first presented at Love Creek Production's One Act Festival in New York City.

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