My Name is Leslie

by  Larry Blamire

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f

Desperate diners in a restaurant have trouble placing their orders.

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My Name is Leslie

by  Larry Blamire

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Desperate diners in a restaurant have trouble placing their orders, and things quickly escalate into a parody of war movies in this fast-moving absurdist piece.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A restaurant.
  • Additional Features: No intermission, Physical Comedy
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 2f
BAYCROFT - male, a sullen restaurant patron
HESELTINE - male, a panicky restaurant patron
LESLIE - a vacuously smiling waitress
PULLMER - female, an aggressive restaurant patron
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Cross gender casting
  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Larry Blamire

Larry Blamire is a playwright, director, actor and artist. Plays include Jump Camp, In the Nations, and Interface (all directed by him, all making Year's Best lists of the Boston papers) and his Irish play Whyo, which received a grant from the Artists Founda ...

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Premiered as part of Larry Blamire's Sketch-O-Rama in 1991.

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