British Irish Drama Plays

New PDF release: A Ballyhoo in Blighty: Four One-Act Comedies

By Andrew Biss

ISBN-10: 1530008220

ISBN-13: 9781530008223

The multi-award profitable, severely acclaimed “Indigenous Peoples” (Winner “Best Play”– New York’s Wonderland One-Act competition) is paired with 3 different cheeky, uproarious comedies in what's sure to be an unforgettable, side-splitting evening’s leisure.

Also integrated are “The guy Who cherished Dick”, “Kitchen Sink Drama” and “Carbon-Based existence shape Seeks related” – all outrageously humorous British comedies that experience got lauded productions in London, big apple and beyond.

Cast measurement: 4M / 5F (Roles should be doubled for a 2M/2F solid configuration)

The Plays:

Indigenous Peoples

1M/1F Approx. half-hour

Over a bottle of wine, Roger and Caroline embark upon a clumsy dialogue concerning the loss of intimacy of their relationships with others. Later, as nature calls, Caroline's worry of being overheard whereas relieving herself compels her to enterprise extra afield looking for a extra deepest sector within which to avail herself. Terror moves, although, while she is confident that she's been bitten via a snake – additionally in a personal sector. Too faraway from support, Roger makes an attempt to take away the venom within the purely approach he is familiar with how, sending Caroline reeling from desperation to exultation, and inadvertently moving their dating to a degree of intimacy that had as soon as appeared unattainable.

Indigenous Peoples had its U.K. most excellent at Union Theatre, London, in 2002. The play had its U.S. superior on the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway brief Play pageant, manhattan, 2003.

The guy Who beloved Dick

2M/1F Approx. half-hour

Douglas and Felicity have simply thrown a small welcoming soiree for his or her new neighbours, Richard and his spouse. when Felicity couldn’t were extra appalled through their obvious loss of type and social prestige, Douglas reveals himself particularly taken through their humble loss of airs and graces. while Richard reappears on their doorstep, even if, looking for a runaway cat, it quickly transpires that first impressions aren’t regularly those that count.

The guy Who loved Dick had its premier on the Théâtre Ste-Catherine, Montréal, in 2006.

Kitchen Sink Drama

2F Approx. 15 minutes

Elaine’s husband, Graham, has confessed whatever that’s thrown her neat and tidy, albeit oppressive lifestyles into entire disarray. looking solace and information from her semi-estranged sister, pleasure, Elaine is now pressured to confront her lifestyles head on and make judgements that in the past might were unthinkable.

Kitchen Sink Drama had its ideal on the long island Theatre resource, ny, in 2009.

Carbon-Based existence shape Seeks Similar

1M/1F Approx. 15 minutes

Leslie’s determined to provide love one other test, yet in an international of shameless self-promotion, pre-packaged personalities, and synthetic physique elements, can a person nonetheless be enjoyed easily for who they're, or do satisfied endings basically exist in therapeutic massage parlors?

Carbon-Based existence shape Seeks comparable had its most efficient on the American Theatre of Actors, long island, 2011.

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