Closet Madness

by  Murray Schisgal

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m

Sam Kogan, once a successful playwright, hasn't had a hit in years. True, he recently wrote an Oscar nominated screenplay; but it didn't win. Sam has a plan: he's going to be "gay" (since he perceives this as a prerequisite for Broadway success today).

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Closet Madness

by  Murray Schisgal

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Sam Kogan, once a successful playwright, hasn't had a hit in years. True, he recently wrote an Oscar nominated screenplay; but it didn't win. Sam has a plan: he's going to be "gay" (since he perceives this as a prerequisite for Broadway success today). He's gonna have some difficulty, though, persuading his buddy Billy Wesker to help him out in this regard. In Closet Madness & Other Plays
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • 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

2m
SAM KOGAN
BILLY WESKER
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male
  • Non-Traditional casting

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Murray Schisgal

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