Significant Other

Significant Other

by  Joshua Harmon

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 4f

"A tenderly unromantic romantic comedy, as richly funny as it is ultimately heart-stirring." - The New York Times
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Significant Other

by  Joshua Harmon

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f
  • Duration


    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre


    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades


    From Off-Broadway
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Jordan Berman would love to be in love, but that’s easier said than done. So until he meets Mr. Right, he wards off lonely nights with his trio of close girlfriends. But as singles’ nights turn into bachelorette parties, Jordan discovers that the only thing harder than finding love is supporting the loved ones around you when they do. From the critically acclaimed writer who brought you Bad Jews.
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"A tenderly unromantic romantic comedy, as richly funny as it is ultimately heart-stirring." - The New York Times, Read More 

Four Stars! "As funny as Joshua Harmon's breakthrough play, Bad Jews, Significant Other makes you slap your knees until they're bruised." Time Out New York, Read More 

"Frighteningly funny [...] strikes the perfect balance between comedy and pathos." - Variety, Read More 

"Significant Other is flat-out funny and you’ll likely relate [...] a lively comedy that does not fall into the traps of predictability." - Chicago Tribune, Read More


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  • About Significant Other
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Friendship, Love, Marriage


Performing Groups

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


  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


3m, 4f
JORDAN BERMAN - late 20s
LAURA - late 20s
VANESSA - late 20s
KIKI - late 20s
WILL / CONRAD / TONY - late 20s
GIDEON / EVAN / ROGER - late 20s
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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Parts for Senior Actors



Joshua Harmon

Joshua Harmon's play Bad Jews received its world premiere at Roundabout Underground and was the first production to transfer to the Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre (Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Award nominations, Best Play). It has since become the third most-produced play in the United States this season an ...

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Significant Other premiered at the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City in May 2015 under the direction of Trip Cullman.

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