Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her

by  Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

"Harold Pinter's Betrayal the way Neil Simon would write it." -Newark Star Ledger
This wild bedroom farce involves infidelity, double standards, midnight rendezvous and a hungry bear.

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Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her

by  Billy Van Zandt Jane Milmore

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Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This wild bedroom farce involves infidelity, double standards, midnight rendezvous and a hungry bear. Danny and Kathy halt their night of sultry passion when Kathy reveals she is dating another man. Paul and Jennifer play a mad slapstick scene of frustration because she is reluctant to cheat on her husband. Bill and Mary, a couple about to celebrate their twenty ninth wedding anniversary are at odds: Mary yearns for a night of passion while Bill yearns to be left alone. To make matters more interesting, Paul's best friend is Danny who is married to Jennifer who is having an affair with Paul who is dating Kathy who is Danny's mistress and Jennifer's sister. In Act Two they all weekend at Bill and Mary's!
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Reviews

"Harold Pinter's Betrayal the way Neil Simon would write it." - Newark Star Ledger

"Punch line follows punch line and just when you think a gag has peaked, Van Zandt and Milmore come up with a topper." - Asbury Park Press

"If you hate to laugh, stay away...There's just no stopping the chuckles and guffaws."- The New Jersey Daily Register

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

3m, 3f
KATHY
DANNY
JENNIFER
PAUL
MARY
BILL
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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Authors

Billy Van Zandt

Billy Van Zandt - after starring in a series of his own plays (If you've never seen this clown at work, you should be ashamed of yourself - Asbury Park Press), Billy made his feature film debut in Jaws 2. The success of his comedies (written with partner Jane Milmore) brought him to the attention of Bob Newhart, who hi ...

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Jane Milmore

Jane Milmore began her career as an actress. After starring in several national TV commercials, she appeared in the TV shows Anything But Love and Sydney, as well as guest-starring on Bless This House, Newhart, Martin, The Hughley’s, and The Wayans Bros. Jane also ap ...

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Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her opened at the Dam Site Dinner-Theater, Tinton Falls, NJ on June 11, 1982. It was produced by Kathy Reed and directed by Billy Van Zandt.

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