Milk and Water

by  Tina Howe

Short Play, Comedy  /  6f

The Nursing Mothers' Water Aerobics class is waiting for their teacher to show up. When she cancels, they take over the class with stunning results.

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Milk and Water

by  Tina Howe

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material

Additional Info

The Nursing Mothers' Water Aerobics class is waiting for their teacher to show up. When she cancels, they take over the class with stunning results. 

A part of the collection Shrinking Violets and Towering Tiger Lilies 

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A health club pool ringed with bins of weights, flippers and noodles.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

6f
RO - the actress, wears a state of the art tank suit and matching cap.
CANADA - the doctor, wears a nice suit that’s too big for her.
JOAN - the trader, wears makeup and a shockingly bright suit, probably with stripes.
APRIL - the poet, wears glasses, a shower cap and a totally woebegone suit, perhaps with its own skirt.
MAGDA - the Eastern European or Russian girl, wears a weird Eastern European suit and cap.
WHAT'S HER NAME - who works at the front desk, wears sweats and sneakers
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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Authors

Tina Howe

Tina Howe’s most produced plays include “Birth and After Birth”, “Museum”, “The Art of Dining”, “Painting Churches”, “Coastal Disturbances”, “Approaching Zanzibar” and “Pride’s Crossing”. These and other works premiered at the Public Theater, the Kennedy Center, Second Stage, The Old Globe Theatre, Lincoln Center Theat ...

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Milk and Water premiered at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County for their third annual 10-minute play festival in 2008. The play was directed by Lynn Watson.

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