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Four and Twenty Wretched Dates

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Four and Twenty Wretched Dates One-Acts 20

By: Christopher Morse
Cast: 22 M, 20 F, 2 flexible, extras (With doubling: 10 M, 10 F) (Minimum cast: 2 M, 2 F, 1 flexible)
Performance Time: Approximately 30 minutes, 32 pgs

Four and Twenty Wretched Dates

COMEDY. With deepest apologies, a narrator introduces two dozen “romantic” dates that go dreadfully, horribly, horrendously wrong. There’s a woman who brings a backup date on a blind date, a couple who reveals all the skeletons in their closets (never a good idea), and a couple of medical professionals who discuss their patients’ maladies over lunch. And to cap it off, cautionary dating dilemmas are examined like the potential barriers of speed-dating at a women’s prison, how to survive a golfer who relives old golf holes, and what to do when you’re attracted to someone at a family reunion but you don’t know how closely you’re related. Humorous, absurd, and sadly familiar, audiences will love this sidesplitting comedy. Easy to stage with a flexible cast and minimal props. May be performed as a staged reading if desired.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $6.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $13.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $263.00  (With doubling: 23 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Christopher Morse Christopher Morse is a playwright, novelist, essayist, actor, and rare book dealer. He has written nearly 20 plays and adaptations and is the author of "Acting for the Amateur Stage: The Briefest of Brief Guides." Mr. Morse resides in Idyllwild, California, where his troupe, Stratford Players, has been entertaining audiences for more than a decade.

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