The Solvit Kids

by  Clara Mamet, Jack Quaid

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Bradley Phillips and Annie Wyatt are the stars of the world-renowned “Solvit Kids” movies - a series based off the popular children’s books, the author of which dies just as he is finishing the last installment.

Read more +
  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A new play from critically-acclaimed young playwrights Clara Mamet and Jack Quaid. In The Solvit Kids, Bradley Phillips and Annie Wyatt are the stars of the world-renowned “Solvit Kids” movies - a series based off the popular children’s books, the author of which dies just as he is finishing the last installment. Annie and Brad are then left with the rights to release it. However when something goes horribly wrong it is up to the former “Solvit Kids” to come up with a solution.
Read more +

Reviews

“A sagely original voice at work here… Mamet displays an ability to embed subtext and wring maximum effect from repetition.” - Backstage

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with companion piece

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Setting: Play takes place in an average-looking apartment. 
  • 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: No Chorus

Casting

1m, 1f
BRADLEY PHILLIPS
ANNIE WYATT
See all +

Cast Attributes

  • Flexible casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Casting Notes

Two young people; should look like they're in their early twenties.

More

Authors

Clara Mamet

Clara Mamet is a playwright living in Los Angeles. She wrote two plays, Paris and The Solvit Kids, which had their world premiere at The Ruskin Theater in Santa Moni ...

View full profile

Jack Quaid

Jack Quaid is a rising junior at NYU Tisch School of the Arts where he attends the Stonestreet studio. He is a writer/performer in HammerkatzNYU, the university's premiere sketch comedy group. The Solvit Kids is Jack's first published play which he co-wrote with Clara Mamet. He made his featur ...

View full profile
The Solvit Kids premiered at The Ruskin Theater in 2011, orginally directed by Paul Sand and starring Clara Mamet and Sol Mason.

Now Playing

Community Experiences