My Husband the Wife
by Dave Reiser, Brady Rubin, Ira Rubin, Jack Sharkey
Full Length Play, Comedy / 1m, 1f
When a staid attorney falls in love with a wacky younger man, little does she realize that this could lead to something drastic marriage. He promises connubial equality, but what does equality mean?
"There's a song between every lawsuit and a laugh simmering beneath every cookpot lid ... in this laugh-provoking musical..." - Press/Post
"Although the play's cast only numbers two, the audience is involved as the performers speak directly to the theatergoers." - Bennington Banner
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: Samantha's apartment.
- Additional Features: Play w/ Music
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Vocal Demands: Moderate
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
SAMANTHA - a bright, attractive lawyer in her late 30s who probably wears glasses to read. She thinks of herself as all business, but her femininity and vulnerability are obvious. She is madly in love with...
PAUL - a ruggedly handsome Jewish man in his mid-20s. He is all man, but one of the new breed, not threatened by his own sensitivity or unconventional career choices.
- Non-Traditional casting
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My Husband The Wife was first presented by Quentin C. Beaver at the Fort Salem Theatre in Salem, New York, on September 29, 1983. It was directed by Mel Buttorff.