THE CHASE – ONE ACT PERIOD ROMANTIC COMEDY
How does a bit of gossip sound? Meet Barry. Barry sees Carrie, spills wine on her and is immediately struck by Cupid’s arrow. Barry proceeds to have Sally, his assistant, deliver a message to Carrie, with a date proposition. Carrie is only convinced by her assistant, Larry, who charmingly seconds Sally’s notion that Carrie has nothing to lose from a night of free dinner and wine, with Barry in this one act period romantic comedy. Carrie agrees to the date. But Carrie has Harry (he does business in America) and let us not forget Hallie, also thrown into the mix for some odd reason. Hallie is a wedding planner, she may or may not be vital to this comedy and she’s an American (interestingly enough). Barry, Carrie, Sally, Larry, Harry and Hallie are all pleased to be a part of London’s finest and The Chase. They bring the ‘50’s to life in a case of the best and worst of times!
First comes love, but just before marriage, here comes dear arrogant, toe-raggedy, uncivilised, clumsy Barry in a weird yet charming carriage!
Author: Nikita Sowan
Genre: One act Period romantic comedy
Type: One act stage play/short screenplay
Cast: Mains 2M 2F. Total cast: 6 3M 3F and a barista.
Ages of the actors: Approximately their 30’s
Length: Twenty minutes
Suitable for: All ages
Suitable for be performed by: Teens up
Set: This play has been adapted from a screenplay and can be produced as a screenplay, or as a stage play. There are short scene changes which would make a black box stage better than a constructed set for this one act period comedy script.
Level of difficulty: 7/10 – easy dialogue but quick scene changes
Cost is $5.50 for this new digital play script
Copyright © March 2017 Nikita Sowan and Off the Wall Play Publishers
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