Four Weddings And An Elvis

by  Nancy Frick

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 4f

“Screechingly funny!” -Phillyfun Journal

“Come enjoy four acts of love...or something like it. What happens in Las Vegas...is hilarious!” -Eventful

“Laughter abounded throughout the play on opening night.... Not only were expectations met, they were …

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Four Weddings And An Elvis

by  Nancy Frick

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

Sandy, the four-times-married-three-times-divorced owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas, has certainly seen her fair share of matrimonies! In the hilarious Four Weddings and an Elvis, we witness four of her funniest: Bev and Stan, who are getting married--by the King himself--as revenge on their exes; Vanessa and Bryce, two arrogant aging stars who are tying the knot as a publicity ploy, and are vexed by an aging Elvis who doesn't know who they are; and Martin and Fiona, a gentle postal-worker and a tough ex-con trying to get married before the police arrive! However, the final wedding is the funniest all: Sandy’s fifth and final wedding which reveals a hilarious twist! With simple scenic requirements and memorable characters, Four Weddings and an Elvis is a comedic treat certain to please audiences!

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Reviews

"Come enjoy four acts of love...or something like it. What happens in Las Vegas...is hilarious!" - Eventful

"Laughter abounded throughout the play on opening night.... Not only were expectations met, they were exceeded!" - Montgomery Media

"Screechingly funny!" - Phillyfun Journal

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting:

    All action occurs in a Las Vegas wedding chapel.

  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus

Casting

7m, 4f

Bev & Stan: The Payback

Bev - the angry bride

Stan - the angry groom

John - the Elvis minister

Sandy - the wedding chapel owner

 

Vanessa & Brice: The Comeback

Vanessa - the bride, a fading actress

Bryce - the groom, a fading actor

Lou - the minister, 70s

Sandy

 

Fiona & Marvin: The Real Thing

Fiona - the bride, tough ex-con

Marvin - the groom, gentle postal worker

Fist - scary friend of the bride

Sandy

 

Sandy & Ken: The Epilogue

All characters from previous scenes will reappear in this scene. The only exception is Stan. His character will not reappear, but the actor who played him will appear as the Producer in this scene. Ken will also make a brief appearance.

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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Nancy Frick

Nancy Frick

Four Weddings and an Elvis premiered at the Center for the Arts Community Theater (C4ACT) in Homer, New York in April 2010 under the direction of Carl Moses.

 

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