LET’S GET RID OF THE PLUMP PEOPLE – MODERN GREEK COMEDY IN FOUR ACTS
Andreas Efraimoglou, the Greek minister of foreign affairs isn’t really the nicest person in the world. In order to get where he is today, he has had to make a few deals in his time. He’s set his mind on winning the election after the next, and has two suitcases full of money to give to the right people to ‘ensure’ he wins it. He’s going to become party leader this time round, you see. He’s also obsessed with the latest health fads – the anti smoking campaign, and the anti obesity campaign. But it’s all going to come back to bite him….in a bad way, in the end.
This English version is a translation from a well staged Greek play.
Author: PANAGIOTIS IATROU
Genre: Modern Greek Comedy (satire)
Type: Four act play
Length: Two- 2.5 hours
Cast: 18, 12M 6F
Ages of the actors: 1 child M, 11 years old, rest adult (middle aged up)
Suitable for: Adults
Set: The Minister’s office. On the right side of the stage with respect to the audience, there is a large, long table that is used for meetings. A television screen is turned toward the direction of the Minister’s office (the audience can see only the back side of the screen). The entrance is to the left of the stage with respect to the audience.
Level of difficulty: 8/10 – getting the irony and humour across in this comedy satire
Cost is $6 for this digital previously staged script
Copyright © March 2015 PANAGIOTIS IATROU
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