Neglected Husbands Sewing Club

by  Peg Lynch

Short Play, Comedy  /  6m, 5f

When a wife is too busy with bridge clubs and bazaars to sew buttons and mend rips, a man feels neglected. Albert forms a sewing club with other husbands-- and they think they are pretty funny discussing hairdo's and calories while they thread needles and darn socks. The joke backfires when the wome…

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Neglected Husbands Sewing Club

by  Peg Lynch

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 5f
  • SubGenre

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    Farce, Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

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When a wife is too busy with bridge clubs and bazaars to sew buttons and mend rips, a man feels neglected. Albert forms a sewing club with other husbands-- and they think they are pretty funny discussing hairdo's and calories while they thread needles and darn socks. The joke backfires when the women overhear and prove that two can play at this game. Five husbands and five wives meet on the battlefield of home repairs.
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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

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  • Setting: The living room of Ethel and Albert's home.

Casting

6m, 5f

ETHEL
ALBERT
GRACE
GEORGE
JOE
DOTTIE
FRED
EDITH
MR. BROWN
MR. SMITH
MRS. BROWN

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Peg Lynch

Margaret Frances “Peg” Lynch, born November 25, 1916, in Lincoln, Nebraska--is the creator, star, and sole owner of the radio and television comedy series Ethel and Albert. Ethel and Albert (originally The Private Lives of Ethel and Albert) centers around ...

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