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: $55 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

  • Roles for Teens

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Authors

Brad Slaight

Brad Slaight grew up in a Cedar Springs, Michigan, which is known for its annual Red Flannel Festival. Discovering his acting roots early his first stage role was Christopher Robin at the Kent Theater. After graduation he attended Grand Rapids Junior College for one year followed by three years at Central Michigan Univ ...

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