Appearances

by  Tina Howe

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f

A mousy woman hoping to be the belle of the ball tries on dress after dress, exhausting the patience of the woman in charge of the area. 

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Appearances

by  Tina Howe

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A mousy woman hoping to be the belle of the ball tries on dress after dress, exhausting the patience of the woman in charge of the area. Set in the ladies' dressing room of a department store. 

A part of the collection Shrinking Violets and Towering Tiger Lilies.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • 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: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Three areas of a ladies’ fitting room in a cut rate department store.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

2f
GRACE MATTHEWS - The woman who guards the fitting room, 50s
IVY WALL - A panic stricken shopper, 30s
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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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Appearances premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in 1982 under the direction of Douglas Johnson.

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