Feet of Clay

by  David Caudle

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m

Two men sit out a rainstorm in a mountain cabin while their wives are out shopping.

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Feet of Clay

by  David Caudle

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Two men sit out a rainstorm in a mountain cabin while their wives are out shopping.  Vaughan confesses that he's got the hots for Clay's feet.  Amorous Vaughan has money and horrified Clay is broke.   Do his feet have a price?  Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 29th Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival!
    Finalist! The Heideman Award, Actor's Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival

Reviews

"Hilarious and well-written."  - Marta Barber, Miami Herald

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A cabin in the woods.
  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m
VAUGHAN - 30s-40s, wealthy, a bit nervous
CLAY - 20s-30s, a down-to-earth guy in need of a job
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male
  • Non-Traditional casting

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Authors

David Caudle

David Caudle is a recent alumnus of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group at Primary Stages, where he has developed several plays, including Downward Facing Debbie, Likeness, Leg Man, South Beach Rapture, Damsel and The Common Swallow, and most recently, the original musical Show People, with music composed b ...

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Feet of Clay was originally produced in Samuel French's 29th Annual Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival.  It was directed by True Blood's Carrie Preston. The script was was shot as a short film, with the same director and produced by Daisy 3 Pictures.


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