Who is Theo?

by  David L. Kimple

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f, 1m or f

Amidst the late-night din of St. Patrick’s Day in New York City, Donna comes home to find a highly intoxicated man named Theo, who is dressed like a leprechaun, in her apartment.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f, 1m or f
  • Duration


    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre


    Farce, Mystery/Thriller, Christmas/Holiday, Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Cutting Approved for Competition
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Amidst the late-night din of St. Patrick’s Day, Donna comes home to find a highly intoxicated stranger named Theo in her apartment. With no explanation of how he got in, she and her roommates try to figure out where he came from and how to get him out. Theo’s undeniable charm and habit for disappearing don't make it easy, however, and when the police show up things only get more complicated. 'Who is Theo?' is a mile-a-minute modern farce and mini-mystery all in one.  

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  • Scene from Bristol Valley Theatre's production of Who is Theo?
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Performing Groups

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


  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Artboard 3 Gun Shots
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Local Celebrity Cameo, Physical Comedy, Stage Combat
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


2m, 2f, 1m or f

DONNA - Female. Mid-late twenties. Assistant at a Law Firm. Driven, intelligent, hungry for more. Any Ethnicity. 
ELLIE - Female. Mid-late twenties. Writer. Playful, young-hearted, spontaneous. Any Ethnicity. 
JAMIE - Male. 32. Costume Designer. Driven, focused, not messing around. Any Ethnicity. 
THEO - Male. Mid-late twenties/early thirties. Fashion Management. Lovable, playful, smart, handsome. Any Ethnicity. 
OFFICER PERKINS - Any gender. Rookie Cop. Nervous, scared, blinded by fear. Any Ethnicity. 
OFFICER BART (OS) - Offstage Voice Only. Seasoned Cop. Any Ethnicity. 

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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Flexible casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Casting Notes

The role of Officer Perkins can be any gender.


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David L. Kimple

David L. Kimple is a playwright originally from Merritt Island, Florida (“Where dreams are launched!”). His full-length plays include MMF, Who is Theo?, Mare in the Men's Room, Swamp Squatch, and Sink, Florida, Sink. Select short plays include Carpe Fuckin' Diem, Carpeteria, Life, and Sherpa Cop which was presented as ...

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Who is Theo? premiered at the Bristol Valley Theatre in Naples, NY in June 2015.

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