In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot)

by  Steve Franco

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 8f

“A comic gem. The holidays have never been so funny!” - The Thistle

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In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot)

by  Steve Franco

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In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot)

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 8f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Christmas/Holiday
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Cutting Approved for Competition
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

It is 6pm and the Douglas family is busily preparing for their annual Christmas Eve dinner. After robbing a neighborhood liquor store, high strung and irritable Tony, and his dim-witted side-kick Vinny, find themselves in need of a hide-out. A comic treasure that is sure to leave your audience in stitches while celebrating the true meaning of Christmas.
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Reviews

REVIEWS 

“A comic gem. The holidays have never been so funny!” - The Thistle 

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by Steve Franco
July 22, 2013

Keywords

Holiday

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Church / Religious Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Open Flame Open Flame

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Setting: A modest, Upper Middle Class home in the Fiske Terrace area of Brook-lyn, New York on Christmas Eve
  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy, Play w/ Music, Stage Combat, Special Effects
  • 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

7m, 8f
DAD
BETH
MRS. DRAPER
BUNNY
BUD
TRACY
AUNT ROSE
UNCLE LEO
TONY
VINNY
PAUL
EMILY
MRS. WAKOWSKI
CHRISTMAS CAROLERS
JANET
OFFICER HENLEY
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Casting Notes

The fun in this show comes from how real each of these personality types are to people that we each may know. Casting is flexible allowing for you to utilize the talent you have available.

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Authors

Steve Franco

Steve Franco, creator of In-laws, Outlaws & Other People (That Should Be Shot) (published by Samuel French), is an award winning Educator, Director, Designer, and Playwright who currently r ...

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In-laws, Outlaws & Other People (That Should Be Shot) premiered on November 20, 2010 in Salem, Virginia, at Theatre Glenvar High. It was directed by the author.

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