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By Andrew Biss

ISBN-10: 1530008220

ISBN-13: 9781530008223

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

Also incorporated are “The guy Who beloved Dick”, “Kitchen Sink Drama” and “Carbon-Based existence shape Seeks related” – all outrageously humorous British comedies that experience acquired lauded productions in London, long island and beyond.

Cast dimension: 4M / 5F (Roles may be doubled for a 2M/2F forged configuration)

The Plays:

Indigenous Peoples

1M/1F Approx. half-hour

Over a bottle of wine, Roger and Caroline embark upon an ungainly 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 additional afield looking for a extra inner most zone within which to avail herself. Terror moves, even though, while she is confident that she's been bitten via a snake – additionally in a personal quarter. Too faraway from aid, Roger makes an attempt to take away the venom within the in simple terms approach he is aware how, sending Caroline reeling from desperation to exultation, and inadvertently transferring their courting to a degree of intimacy that had as soon as appeared unattainable.

Indigenous Peoples had its U.K. most desirable at Union Theatre, London, in 2002. The play had its U.S. greatest on the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway brief Play competition, big apple, 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 obtrusive loss of classification and social prestige, Douglas unearths himself quite taken via their humble loss of airs and graces. whilst Richard reappears on their doorstep, even though, looking for a runaway cat, it quickly transpires that first impressions aren’t continuously those that count.

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

Kitchen Sink Drama

2F Approx. 15 minutes

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

Kitchen Sink Drama had its premier on the long island Theatre resource, big apple, in 2009.

Carbon-Based lifestyles shape Seeks Similar

1M/1F Approx. 15 minutes

Leslie’s made up our minds to offer love one other test, yet in an international of shameless self-promotion, pre-packaged personalities, and synthetic physique elements, can anyone nonetheless be enjoyed easily for who they're, or do chuffed endings in basic terms exist in therapeutic massage parlors?

Carbon-Based lifestyles shape Seeks related had its optimal on the American Theatre of Actors, manhattan, 2011.

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