When Men Reduce As Women Do

by  Otto Kicks

Short Play, Comedy  /  5m

Just imagine what happens when men gather and talk like women about their efforts to lose weight. 

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When Men Reduce As Women Do

by  Otto Kicks

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Just imagine what happens when men gather and talk like women about their efforts to lose weight. Cecil is engaged to Natalie who abhors stout men, so she insists on placing Cecil on a rigid diet. After several months of this he resembles a bean pole. Before the wedding is to take place Cecil invites "a few of the boys" to his house for the evening, and when they assemble and start discussing their reducing in the manner of women it results in a riot of laughter!
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Keywords

Friendship, Marriage

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Setting: The living room of Cecil Hartley's house in a medium-sized town.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

5m
CECIL HARTLEY-A nice looking chap in his late twenties. 
DALE HOWARD- In his early thirties, very stout and observant.
LESLIE GORMAN- Stout man in his early thirties with a hearty laugh, and a high, shrill voice.
LYNN DWYER-In his late thirties, a fast talker.
DR. TRAPHAGEN- A tall, thin man who is well poised and carries himself in a dignified manner.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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Otto Kicks

Otto Kicks

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