What If? Six Short Comedies about the Search for Love

by  Jay D. Hanagan

Collection / Anthology, Comedy  /  8m, 8f, 1m or f

A collection of short comedies that will take your audience on a comedic journey about the many factions of love. At times poignant. At times silly. At times warm. All times funny. From a chance meeting to a not-a-chance meeting. From a mother-daughter talk, to a talk with a supposed alien. Something that all ages can recognize in themselves and laugh about all at the same time.

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What If? Six Short Comedies about the Search for Love

by  Jay D. Hanagan

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What If? Six Short Comedies about the Search for Love

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8m, 8f, 1m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult

Additional Info

Take your audience on a comedic journey about the many factions of love. At times poignant. At times silly. At times warm. All times funny. From a chance meeting to a not-a-chance meeting. From a mother-daughter talk, to a talk with a supposed alien. Something that all ages can recognize in themselves and laugh about all at the same time.

Includes:
Young Love

Extra Curricular Activity
Ships
Fancy Meeting You Here
Last Laugh
She With A Capital Ess

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Keywords

Love, Marriage

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
    $55 per short play individually

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

8m, 8f, 1m or f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Expandable casting

Casting Notes

Plays can be performed all together by a minimum cast of 4 men and 4 women.

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Authors

Jay D. Hanagan

Jay D. Hanagan was raised in Sodus, NY, a small town nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario somewhere between Rochester and Syracuse. There, in the sixth grade, (often described as three of the happiest years of his life) Mr. Hanagan performed in a "real" play, Tom Sawyer, for the first time. W ...

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Originally produced as one night of theatre by Gatesinger Company, Ltd. in Pultneyville, New York.

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