Short in Collection

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  • Richard Nelson

    Description

    A comedy set at that epicenter of misunderstandings in 1990, just a year after the Berlin Wall was opened up and as its slow demolition was underway, and a year after the "Velvet Revolution" in Czechoslovakia.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (4 female, 5 male)
    Short Comedy (about 45 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Dorothy Fortenberry

    Description

    Voices from early twentieth-century New Orleans speak to the levees and the floods.


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (4 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 30 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Neil LaBute

    Description

    A man attempts to make up with his wife for his bad behavior, tying himself in verbal knots as he seeks to avoid a genuine apology... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 10 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Robert Auletta

    Description

    Amazons have moved in next door to Chaz. It was fine at first, but then came the weird music, the drums, the chanting, the archery... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 male)
    Short Drama (about 15 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Victor Bumbalo

    Description

    A working-class couple plots to drug their gay son and his lover to keep them from attending their daughter's wedding.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 45 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Richard Nelson

    Description

    To the Englishman Harry, Thursday may be a stupid day to have a holiday, but for his wife, Anne, in her eighth month of pregnancy and third year in London, a Thanksgiving dinner is a slightly desperate way to bring America to England... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (4 female, 4 male)
    Short Drama (about 45 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Betty Shamieh

    Description

    A short play based on the character of the Architect from the play THE BLACK EYED.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (2 female)
    Short Drama (about 30 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Katharine Long

    Description

    A romantic fantasy set in the past in a funeral parlor.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 30 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Susan Soon He Stanton

    Description

    Two outsiders, Dado and Desiree, have known each other all their lives in a small town on Kauai. But not until they find themselves trapped together in a library basement during a storm do they finally confront their shared childhood, struggling to negotiate their futures while honoring their past.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 30 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Billy Aronson

    Description

    Mid-life love.


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (2 female, 2 male)
    Short Comedy (about 15 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Greg Owens

    Description

    Angry youth meets pedantic elder at stoplight. Mutual understanding does not ensue.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (2 female)
    Short Comedy (about 10 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Neil LaBute

    Description

    A suburban husband and wife have had to relinquish their foster son, who has turned criminal, to the authorities... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Short Drama (about 20 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Georges Feydeau, translated from the French by Laurence Senelick

    Description

    THE AWFUL TOOTH was the last new play of Feydeau to be produced in his lifetime, and its dentist's chair offers a dose of sadistic hilarity... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (3 female, 6 male)
    Short Comedy (about 45 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
  • Greg Owens

    Description

    A young girl and her mother watch Evel Knievel fail to jump Snake River Canyon while her dad leaves them both for his girlfriend... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 female)
    Short Comedy (about 10 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Edwin Sánchez

    Description

    Bea does not want her beloved, May, to marry Jerry, but Jerry's rich, and May has a plan.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (2 female)
    Short Drama (about 10 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes