Play Rough

by  Ivan Borodin

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

“Links sex to issues of emotional and financial entrapment, revenge and personal history. The claustrophobic perversity of it is painfully true.”
LA Weekly


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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

An out-of-work actor and a married woman have an intense affair in modern day Los Angeles. It's Closer meets Fools for Love written with a fast-paced, edgy style, a la Aaron Sorkin. Visit the author's website at www.ivanborodin.com.
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Reviews

"Links sex to issues of emotional and financial entrapment, revenge and personal history. The claustrophobic perversity of it is painfully true.” - LA Weekly

“Most rare of gems: a Hollywood love story that is fresh, honest and engaging.” - Backstage West

"A strong play that explores the relationship of the past on the present. The characters quick and witty dialogue combined with the message you cannot hide from your past or who you are is captivating." - Jessica Corn, Trinity Repertory Company, Rhode Island

"...a keenly observed, engrossing modern love story." - Steven Levenson, Playwrights Horizons, New York City

"Socko tough script." - Frank Rutledge, Boarshead Theater, Michigan

Keywords

Love

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

1m, 1f
ALEX
KATE
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Authors

Ivan Borodin

Ivan Borodin

Play Rough was first presented at Actor's Workout in North Hollywood, California on August 5, 2005. It was directed by Scott Crawford.

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