Dost Pity Me Withpett?

by  Larry Blamire

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f

A chance meeting between two actresses in an aisle of canned goods leads to a scene of Shakespearean proportions, pretentiousness, revenge and understanding in this wickedly absurd language farce.

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Dost Pity Me Withpett?

by  Larry Blamire

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    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
    • Adult

Additional Info

A chance meeting between two actresses in an aisle of canned goods leads to a scene of Shakespearean proportions, pretentiousness, revenge and understanding in this wickedly absurd language farce.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner 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 canned goods aisle.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2f
GLORIA - accomplished actress and inexperienced shopper
LOIS - accomplished shopper and inexperienced actress
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Multicultural casting

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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 1990.

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