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

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

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

    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 in New York City, Donna comes home to find a highly intoxicated man named Theo, who is dressed like a leprechaun, in her apartment. Mistaking Theo for her roommate Jamie’s sublet, Donna puts him into the empty room only to learn that Jamie is still home. With no explanation of how he got in, Donna and her roommates try to figure out where Theo came from and how to get him out of the apartment. Theo’s undeniable charm and seemingly magical habits, however, don’t make it easy. After everything from a police chase and zombie apocalypse, we find out who we are, who we could be, and who is Theo?

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

Aging, Death, Friendship, Love

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Artboard 3 Gun Shots
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • 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

Casting

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 - Male or Female. 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 male or female. 

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Authors

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. which has been commissioned as part of The Public Theatre of San Antonio's FreshInk program. Select sho ...

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

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