Love is a Blue Tick Hound

by  Audrey Cefaly

Collection / Anthology, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 6f

Love is a Blue Tick Hound is a collection of four award-winning one-acts.

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Love is a Blue Tick Hound

by  Audrey Cefaly

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 6f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Love is a Blue Tick Hound is a collection of four one-acts, three of which have received New York premieres, and all of which have won multiple festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada. All four pieces feature challenging roles for women and lend themselves to diversity in casting. Each play has a run-time of approximately 25 minutes and may be licensed individually or collectively (as assembled herein), to comprise a full evening of theater.

Publication includes:
Fin & Euba 
Clean
The Gulf 
Stuck

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Reviews

REVIEWS 

"What’s so beautiful about Cefaly’s writing style is that she lets the words speak for themselves. She paints a picture of these characters stuck, if not in time, then in circumstance." - Howlround, Read More 

"Love is a Blue Tick Hound is a great choice for the college market. First of all and most important of all, the plays are exciting opportunities for students to explore. The characters and plays are rich, and provide meaningful opportunities for theatre students. The plays raise bold questions, and make for learning opportunities for learning and discovery. All college programs are looking for provocative new works. The product requirements are simple, but also provide intriguing opportunities for designers...And importantly, this is excellent material for actors in any classroom, at the beginning and advanced levels." - Alan Litsey, Professor of Theatre, Birmingham Southern College

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes
  • Caution Open Flame Open Flame
  • Caution Smoking Smoking

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 / performance
    $75 / performance of 3 plays
    $100 / performance of 4 or more plays


    License Requests for single titles should be submitted on individual title pages.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 6f
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Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)
  • Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Multicultural casting

Casting Notes

Love is a Blue Tick Hound is a collection of four 2-person one-acts. There are a total of 8 roles (2 for men and 6 for women). The plays may be licensed individually, but if performed as an evening of theater, it may be performed with as few as 3 actors or as many as 8. Flexibilty in casting (diversity, age, ethnicity) is encouraged. Visit individual product pages for more details on casting. 

Clean - 1f, 1m
Stuck - 1f, 1m
Fin & Euba - 2f
The Gulf - 2f

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Authors

Audrey Cefaly

Cefaly is published by Samuel French, Smith & Kraus (two volumes of Best American Short Plays), and Applause Books. She is an outspoken proponent of silence in story-telling and has authored numerous articles on the topic of playwriting for HowlRound and Samuel French’s Breaking Character Magazine. Cefaly’s play TH ...

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