Quick & Dirty (A Subway Fantasy)

by  David Riedy

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

"Brilliantly explores the unbridgeable chasm between... female and male sexual fantasy." - Theatre2K.com
This steamy and provocative wake-up call for daydreamers toys with a potential liaison on a subway platform.

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Quick & Dirty (A Subway Fantasy)

by  David Riedy

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Romantic Comedy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This steamy and provocative wake-up call for daydreamers toys with a potential liaison on a subway platform. There's an attractive woman and a good-looking man. Eyes meet. The attraction is obvious, but where does fantasy end and reality begin. Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 28th Series.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Reviews

"A deliciously insightful pas de dues... with highly-charged sexuality... Brilliantly explores the unbridgeable chasm between... female and male sexual fantasy." - Theatre2K.com

Keywords

New York City, Sex

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A subway platform.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 1f
WOMAN - wearing a silk blouse, opened one button below what would be considered "business-like," and a skirt; 31, with short, blonde hair, and a severe, sensual face
MAN - 27, dark-skinned, with black hair and thick, black eyebrows; dressed in a ratty t-shirt with the name of some band he played bass for five years ago, over which is a faded dress shirt tucked into black jeans; wears heavy black boots
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Authors

David Riedy

David Riedy's plays have been seen all over New York City, most recently at The Neighborhood Playhouse in theAtrainplays and The Staten Island Ferry Plays, of which he is Head Writer. As a founding member of The Lexington Group, Mr. Riedy directed and was Head Writer of The Ballad ...

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Quick & Dirty (A Subway Fantasy) was developed through The Ensemble Studio Theatre's Lexington Lab, under artistic director Curt Dempster. It was directed by the author. The play was subsequently produced by Tangent Theatre Company, under artistic directors Michael Rhodes and Keith Teller, as part of its Subway Series in June 2003 at the WorkShop Theater in New York City. It was directed by Greg Skura.

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