Up Late with Ryan

by  Brad Slaight

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m, 5f

Not your typical "late night talk show" because it is hosted by a high school student and all the guests are people from his life. It is a humorous look at how our imaginations can be dressed up and presented to the public. The "umbrella" title of The Road Taken is more than just a play o…

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Up Late with Ryan

by  Brad Slaight

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Not your typical “late night talk show” because it is hosted by a high school
student and all the guests are people from his life. It is a humorous look at
how our imaginations can be dressed up and presented to the public. The
“umbrella” title of The Road Taken is more than just a play on words, it sums up
the quest of the young.
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Keywords

Adolescence, Love

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting:

    THE SET: Minimal (A Late Night TV Talk/Variety Show type set)

    Divided into three areas:
    1) DESK AND GUEST AREA: CenterStage. The Host's desk, with the main Guest chair directly to his right. Next to that is a small couch, or several chairs

  • Additional Features: Not Applicable

Music

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

Casting

2m, 5f
Melissa......................18. Stage Manager
Charise......................16. The Band
Valarie......................16. Co-host
Ryan.........................17. Host
Miriam......................20. Guest #1
Jana...........................17. Guest #3
Zack..........................17. Guest #4
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Cast Attributes

  • Features Teens

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Authors

Brad Slaight

Brad Slaight, a former Michigan high school teacher, left the stability of normal life and a steady paycheck to pursue the roller coaster ride called "show-business." He is now a Los Angeles based writer, actor, and comedian. As an actor, Brad has appeared on many television shows and in films, including: Parks and Rec ...

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