Adam and Yoshi – award winning one act comedy-drama

award winning one act comedy-drama


Trying to pick up the pieces while going through a divorce, Adam moves back in with his mother. The arrangement gives him the liberty and creative freedom to write, as he tries to come to terms with the loss of his other half which interestingly enough coincides with the appearance of Yoshi, his new girlfriend… kind of. Yoshi and Adam have a normal relationship; they met at a comic’s convention, she pops in through his window consistently dressed in the same superhero garb (mask included), they fight and talk and talk while fighting and then they make love in this award winning comedy-drama.

Yoshi’s full name, ‘’Yoshi, Warrior Princess of the Divine Order of Nesparotu of the Kiuan on the planet Darden’’ maintains that she is from the planet Darden and her purpose is to copulate with an Earthling, so as to impregnate her. Okay, so not much of a ”normal” relationship, but this comedy-drama in one act does explore the dynamics that every person in the world goes and grows through when they choose, yet again, to open their hearts.

When Yoshi reveals a shocking truth to Adam he faces a future that is more uneasy than he had anticipated his life would become after his divorce.


2013 – Play Club West, Los Angeles, CA – Staged Reading
2013 – WINNER – The Make the House Roar Prize for Comedy, The Lionheart Theater of GA.
2013 – McKinney Repertory Theatre Festival, McKinney, TX – Finalist w/ Staged Reading
2013 – New American Playwrights Development Project at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City Utah – Finalist w/ 4 Workshop Production followed by audience Q&A sessions.
2015 – Special Workshop Production – The Flea Theater, NYC – Presented by the In-Residence-Director for consideration in the 2015 & 2016 Seasons for the Artistic Director and staff.
Silliman University Philippines, Philippines – 2022
WeDraman Group, Hong Kong, China – 2022

Author: Tom Cavanaugh

Type: Full length one act play

Genre: Award winning one act comedy-drama, dramedy.

Cast: Main Characters 1 – M, 1 – F , one offstage voice (his mother)

Ages of the actors: 20’s-30’s

Suitable for: Adults to perform and watch

Length: 90 minutes

Set: Adam’s bedroom with a bed, desk, laptop and an open window

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – a award winning deep play that focuses on character and intent

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