It's a Dog's Life

by  John Patrick

Collection / Anthology, Comedy  /  2m, 1f

One-act comedies by John Patrick. Includes The Gift, CoIncidence, and The Divorce.

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It's a Dog's Life

by  John Patrick

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    2m, 1f

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The Gift: When a couple receive news that they are to receive an inheritance they are all aflutter until their legacy turns out to be a small dog named King Kong. It turns out, though, that the dog's collar is encrusted with diamonds.

CoIncidence: Prudence keeps a dog in a luxury New York apartment, which is against her lease. Her efforts to breed the dog and stay out of trouble form the core of this farce.

The Divorce: Adam and Peggy are getting a divorce. Of course, it is their dog who eventually reconciles them.

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  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
    $90 with other plays in collection



2m, 1f
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Parts for as many as 6 men and 3 women



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