by Daniel Meltzer
10 Minute Play, Comedy / 1m, 3f, 1m or f
Intermission at a playwright’s first show on Broadway. Meanwhile, a young woman drinks at the bar by herself.
Intermission at a playwright’s first show on Broadway. He argues with the director about an uncomfortable line coming up in Act II, and we hear the thoughts of some audience members on the play and the man who wrote it. Meanwhile, a young woman drinks at the bar by herself. The playwright surreptitiously engages her in conversation before being accosted by an angry actress. His identity revealed, the young woman agrees to let him buy her a drink after the show.
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 10 minutes
- Setting: A Broadway theatre lobby during intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes
Casting1m, 3f, 1m or f
THE WRITER – A man nervous about the premier of his first show on Broadway.
WOMAN #1 – A snarky audience member.
WOMAN #2 – An uppity audience member, friend of WOMAN #1.
YOUNG WOMAN – A young woman thoughtful about the plot of Act I she saw.
THE ACTRESS – Angry, always makes a spectacular entrance.
- Non-Traditional casting
- Cross gender casting
- Flexible casting
- Local Celebrity Cameo