Last Chance Romance

by  Sam Bobrick

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 4f, 1m or f

Myra Witzer, a strong willed woman in her late thirties, though desperatly in search of love and marriage, changes her mind about commitment after marrying Leonard, an unassuming man in his forties. Now that he's fallen for her, will Leonard be able to convince her that he's her prince charming?

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Last Chance Romance

by  Sam Bobrick

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 4f, 1m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Myra Witzer, a strong willed woman in her late thirties, is determined to get married at any cost and Leonard Shank, an unassuming man in his early forties is the guy she goes after and gets, much against his will. After several months of married life, Myra realizes that the chase excited her more than the capture and wants out. On the other hand, Leonard, who at the beginning wanted no part of the marriage, now wants to stay married to her more than anything.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: TIME: The present.

    PLACE: The living room/dining room of Leonard Shank's apartment

  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

3m, 4f, 1m or f

LEONARD SHANK - A man in his early forties.
MYRA WITZER - A woman in her late thirties.
FLORENCE WITZER - Myra's seventy year-old mother.
UNCLE FRED - Myra's sixty year-old uncle.
GLORIA FOSSBERG - Myra's therapist, in her late thirties or early forties.
NURSE SYLVIA - Leonard's nurse.
WAITER - A man or woman.
HOWARD - A man in his mid-forties.

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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Casting Notes

Other than Myra and Leonard, all other parts can be doubled up at the director's discretion, played by only two other actors, a man and a woman.

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Authors

Sam Bobrick

Sam Bobrick has written and co-written over forty plays, most of them performed throughout the world, which include: Norman, Is That You?, Murder at the Howard Johnson's, Weekend Comedy, Remember Me?, Death in England, Passengers, Are You Sure?, Baggage, Getting Sara Married, The Spider or the Fly, and - without Willia ...

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