Watermelon Boats

by  Wendy MacLaughlin

10 Minute Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2f

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Watermelon Boats

by  Wendy MacLaughlin

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  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Follow along as two young ladies grow up and explore their friendship, relationships, and encounters with life over the span of 10 years in 10 minutes. Published in Ten Minute Plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Vol. 1.
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Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Church / Religious Groups


  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The shore of a lake.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


KATE – Tall, thin, and healthy. Dreams of being a famous writer. Best friend of Kitty.
KITTY – Kate's best friend. Not as serious-minded as Kate.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Non-Traditional casting



Wendy MacLaughlin

Wendy MacLaughlin

Watermelon Boats was first produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville on May 8, 1979. It was directed by Larry Deckel and Michael Hankins.

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