Teeth

by  Tina Howe

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

It's Bach's birthday. A neurotic woman has come to her dentist to have a filling replaced, but he's struggling with his own problems.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

It's Bach's birthday. A neurotic woman has come to her dentist to have a filling replaced, but he's struggling with his own problems. 

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A modest one-man dentist’s office in midtown Manhattan.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

1m, 1f
DR. ROSE - a dentist, 40s-50s
AMY - his patient, 20s-40s
VOICE OF A RADIO ANNOUNCER
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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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