Weekend Comedy

by  Sam Bobrick

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 2f

"Thoroughly enjoyable. . . . A steady rat a tat of laugh lines." - Kansas City Star

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Weekend Comedy

by  Sam Bobrick

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A couple in their late forties to mid-fifties and a couple in their mid-late twenties have accidentally rented the same cottage for a three-day weekend. They decide to share it. We watch the comedic clash between generations.
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Reviews

REVIEWS

"Thoroughly enjoyable... A steady rat a tat of laugh lines." - Kansas City Star

"Contemporary and spunky... It's home spun humor strikes chords regardless of a viewer's age and the laughter it kindles is as warm and spontaneous as the play's dialogue and situations." - Calgary Sun

"Laughs are 24 karat gold" - Calgary Sun

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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: The present. The main room of a comfortable two-room upstate New York vacation cabin.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 2f
FRANK & PEGGY - A couple in their late forties - early fifties

JILL & TONY - A couple in their mid-late twenties

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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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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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Weekend Comedy was first presented in 1985 at Tiffany's Attic in Kansas City, MO, produced by Dennis D. Hennessy and Richard Carrothers. A 1986 production at Stage West in Calagary, Canada directed by the author, Sam Bobrick

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