5 eggs left – a comedy about menopause

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Jennifer, aged forty five, has decided that she’s reached menopause and so no longer needs to take ‘the pill.’ Little does she know that her body has other plans for her. Desperate to get Jennifer pregnant before it is too late, her female hormones, AKA   “Incubator Ladies” realise they might have a chance at getting the last five eggs she has left in her body fertilized to start a new baby.

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comedy aboiut menopause

5 EGGS LEFT – A COMEDY ABOUT MENOPAUSE

Jennifer, aged forty five, has decided that she’s reached menopause and so no longer needs to take ‘the pill.’ Little does she know that her body has other plans for her. Desperate to get Jennifer pregnant before it is too late, her female hormones, AKA   “Incubator Ladies” realise they might have a chance at getting the last five eggs she has left in her body fertilized to start a new baby.  They hatch a plan and work madly to get her hormones pumping and push Jennifer into action so conception can begin.They start to work their magic on her  body. Jennifer experiences sudden hot flashes and overwhelming sexual urges as the ladies work their sexual magic. All to get that last egg fertilized in this comedy about menopause.

PRODUCTION HISTORY:

Fronterafest Short Fringe 2014 Austin, Texas.

 

Author: Teresa Stankiewicz

Type: One act play

Genre: Comedy

Cast: 3F

Ages of the actors: Two older (Think ‘Golden Girls’ and one around forty five years old

Suitable for: Adults only (Sexual references)

Length: Ten minutes

Set: An old fashioned parlor. There’s exercise equipment such as a stationary bike, jump-rope, or hula-hoop with a keyboard, typewriter, or computer, and a telephone. They are either dusty or covered with cloths, obviously disused. There’s an easel on stage to place placards on. (When the ladies move into action and Myrtle exits, picture Myrtle as an astronaut going out of the spaceship to land on the moon or hook up the space station.) Jennifer is separate from the ladies and unaware of their existence.
Author’s note: we discovered that throw-away painters jumpsuits were cheap and easy to use, be creative with sounds, props, and costumes.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – characterization.

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Copyright © April 2020 Teresa Stankiewicz and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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