Breakfast Scene

by  Eric Marlin

10 Minute Play, Dark Comedy  /  2m, 1f

Rene and Georgette Magritte are making breakfast. Outside their kitchen is a cowboy, slowly approaching. Over a few dozen cups of coffee, husband and wife try to avoid discussing their recent infidelities.

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Breakfast Scene

by  Eric Marlin

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Rene and Georgette Magritte are making breakfast. Outside their kitchen is a cowboy, slowly approaching. Over a few dozen cups of coffee, husband and wife try to avoid discussing their recent infidelities. 

Published in the Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 42nd Series.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Smoking Smoking

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The Magrittes’ kitchen in the early morning.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 1f
GEORGETTE MAGRITTE - Female (cis or trans). Mid twenties to mid forties. Any race.
RENÉ MAGRITTE - Male (cis or trans), but might not be played by a man. Around the same age as the actor playing GEORGETTE. Any race.
COWBOY - Male (cis or trans). Mid twenties to mid thirties. Any race.
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Multicultural casting

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Authors

Eric Marlin

Eric Marlin's work has been produced and developed by Dixon Place, Samuel French, HOT! Festival, Play Date at Pete's, PTP/NYC, Wildclaw Theatre, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Metro Arts Initiative, the Public Theatre (Bennington College Alumni 24 Hr. Plays), Buffalo United Artists, Between Us Productions and Left Coast ...

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Breakfast Scene premiered as a part of Exquisite Corpse Company's, The Enchanted Realm of Rene Magritte on Governors Island, summer of 2016 under the direction of Tess Howsam.

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