The Consultant

by  Heidi Schreck

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 3f

After a series of brutal layoffs at Sutton, Feingold, and McGrath, a precocious young consultant is brought in to save a middle-aged adman’s job, and maybe his life.

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The Consultant

by  Heidi Schreck

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

After a series of brutal layoffs at Sutton, Feingold, and McGrath, a precocious young consultant is brought in to save a middle-aged adman’s job, and maybe his life. This hilarious and keenly observed play takes an intimate look at how money and work shape the human heart – and what we owe to others when everything around us is falling apart.
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Accolades

  • The Kilroys List, 2014

Reviews

REVIEWS

"Crisp, funny, and believable." - The New York Times

"A jolt of workplace humor [...] beautifully acted." - New Haven Independent

"Heidi Schreck examines the fine line between hilarity and horror in modern corporate culture with very winning results - kudos to Long Wharf for sponsoring this bracingly contemporary slice of life." - Connecticut Post

Videos

  • THE CONSULTANT - Trailer
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Keywords

Business

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: The New York City offices of Sutton, Feingold and McGrath.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 3f
AMELIA
TANIA
DARREN GOLDSTEIN
JUN SUK
BARBARA
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Cast Attributes

  • Multicultural casting

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Authors

Heidi Schreck

Heidi Schreck is a writer and actor living in Brooklyn. Her plays include Grand Concourse, which premiered at Playwrights Horizons and Steppenwolf Theater in 2014/2105, and was a Lilly Award winner and finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn prize; Creature (New Georges and Page 73); There Are No More Big Secrets (Rattl ...

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The Consultant received its world premiere at Long Wharf Playhouse's Stage II Theatre in February of 2014, under the direction of Kip Fagan.

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