Hello, Ma!

by  Trude Stone

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f

Dee's a self-centered 20-something who has a chronic addiction to calling her mother with her problems, until her mother flips the switch and teaches her a lesson. Winner of the 5th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival! 

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Monologues
    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Dee's a self-centered 20-something who has a chronic addiction to calling her mother with her problems, until her mother flips the switch and teaches her a lesson. Hello, Ma! is an amusing comedy about mothers and daughters that offers tow hilarious roles for talented actresses.

Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 5th Series.

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Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Two playing areas: Ma and Dee's apartments.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

2f
MA - Mother in her 50's.
DEE - Daughter, about 27 years old.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Trude Stone

Trude Stone

HELLO, MA! was presented by the Double Image Theatre at the Fifth Annual Off-Off Broadway Original Short Play Festival, ATA Theatre, on May 3rd, 1980.

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