5 – 10 Minute Plays

*  Up a Tree – a ten minute comedy
*  Soups On:  Chop, Simmer, Boil – a trilogy of 10-minute plays to be performed together or separately.
*  Kanoodle – a five minute comedy
* Spinster in Paris – a 10 minute monologue

 

Up A Tree

A five minute comedy

12193371_10153731541749429_3863535503339807616_nCast:  Linda (40’s), Joe (40’s)

Synopsis:  Linda and Joe, destined to be together since the third grade, share their first kiss only to share a surprise of a lifetime.

Production History:  And Toto Too, The Play Crawl, Denver, 2014
Picture with Laura Aducci and Michael Nuccio 2014

 

 

 

Spinster in Paris

A ten minute comedic monologue

Cast:  Dorothy (60’s, 70’s, even 80’s – the older the better)

Synopsis: Dorothy begrudgingly sets out on the long journey to her shitty friends’, shitty fourth wedding, in shitty Paris.

Production History: 

Staged Reading: One Night Stand Theatre, Denver, 2018
Staged Reading: Follies Play Reading Festival–Sarasota, FL., 2018

 

 

Soups On: Chop, Simmer, Boil

A trilogy of short plays inspired by soup!  To be performed together or separately.

Chop

Cast:  Margie (30’s – 50’s) and Sarah (30’s – 50’s)

Synopsis: Two neighbors prepare delicious creamy beet soup, but the evening turns nasty!

Production History:  One Night Stand Theatre, Denver, 2014

Simmer

Cast:  Stacy (30’s, early 40’s), Frank (30’s, early 40’s)

Synopsis:  A married couple with children, do their nonsexual-therapy homework cooking cold melon soup, when the evening turns into a sexy cat and mouse game.

Production History:  One Night Stand Theatre, Denver, 2015

Boil

Cast:  Becky (30’s – 40’s), Bob (40’s), Suzie (25)

Synopsis:  It’s Halloween night and Becky is drowning her flu and sorrows in medication. Her husband Bob comes by the house with his mistress Suzie, wreaking havoc in an already struggling relationship.

Production History:  Blame It On The Playmakers, Denver, 2014

 

 

Kanoodle

A five minute comedy

Cast:  Older Woman (late 40’s), Older Man (late 50’s, 60’s)

Synopsis:  A reserved, conservative woman applies for a writing job in a film office and is harassed by a low end Hollywood producer.

Production History:  Theatre Company of Lafayette, CO, 2008 
Picture of Lisa and John