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

  • Duration


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


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


Performing Groups

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


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance



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


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


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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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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