A Little Quickie

by  Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

"A unique hilarious production. The authors have updated the genre of the bedroom farce by creating contemporary situations and spicy dialogue" - Asbury Park Press
The stand up comedy team of Steve and Allen is on the brink of success when Steve's neglected wife Sara and Allen have an unexpected fling a lifelong dream come true for Allen. The play is interspersed with bits of Steve and Allen's routine which provide a hilarious running commentary on the actions.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

The stand up comedy team of Steve and Allen is on the brink of success when Steve's neglected wife Sara and Allen have an unexpected fling a lifelong dream come true for Allen. Flashy manager Roscoe Clementine who narrates, his latest pickup Polly, and a New York fashion model become involved in covering up the infidelity. The play is interspersed with bits of Steve and Allen's routine which provide a hilarious running commentary on the actions.
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Reviews

"A unique hilarious production. The authors have updated the genre of the bedroom farce by creating contemporary situations and spicy dialogue" - Asbury Park Press

"A hilarious sex farce comedy... tied together with a twisting entertaining plot. Fun and games, laughs, and gags revolve around resolving the occurring problems, complications and cross fire that arise as Allen tries desperately to win Sara's love." - Show Business

“Wild, wacky and wickedly funny” - American Theatre Web

Keywords

Betrayal, Friendship, Love

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: Resorts International Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1979
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

3m, 3f
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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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A Little Quickie opened at the Dam Site Dinner-Theater, Tinton Falls, NJ on June 29 , 1984. It wasproduced by Kathy Reed and directed by author Billy Van Zandt.

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