Bread

by  Andy Backer

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

After being woken up in the middle of the night, a desperate man and woman decide to eat their last loaf of bread. 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

After being woken up in the middle of the night, a desperate man and woman decide to eat their last loaf of bread. 
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Reviews

"Andy Backer’s ‘Bread’ is probably on a page long, but this miniature—which explores the sacrifices one family member will make for another—sticks in the memory." - Mark Arnest, Gazette

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A room.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

1m, 1f
THE MAN
THE WOMAN
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Authors

Andy Backer

Andy Backer

Bread premiered at the Actor's Theatre of Louisville in May of 1985. 

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