A Blind Date – Short One Act Romantic Comedy (EB)




In this one act romantic  comedy, two ungainly misfits meet on a blind date. Each are “turned off” by each other’s appearance and odd behaviors. By chance, Skip, reads a line from Yeats and when Eileen completes it, they discover that they have much in common.

Performance Accolades:
” A Blind Date”  – a short one act romantic comedy, was performed at the 13th St. Repertory Theatre in NYC, The Mountain Stage Company in Hendersonville, NC. and it was a finalist at the Boston Playhouse Marathon, Boston, MA.

Performance History:

2016 – Sterling, VA, USA
Paper Mill Players, NC, USA – 2018
Mehlville High School, MO, USA – 2019

Read more about Elliot Baker
The author will allow workshopping of this play.

Author: Elliot Baker

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Type: Short One Act Play

Cast: Two – a 2 hander, two hander 1M, 1F

Ages of Actors: 20s to 30s, 20-30

Suitable for: All ages

Length: Eighteen 18 minutes

Set: A messy living room
A beaten-down brown sofa with an assortment of pillows, a coffee table with a few poetry books, a waste paper basket and a portable CD player with CDS piled next to it. Scattered on the floor are newspapers and magazines. On the wall, is a print of abstract art which is off-center.

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Like this play? Other one act comedies for two actors in a similar vein:
Naked – comedy about internet dating
Out on a Date – short romantic comedy about social media and dating
Down by the River – comedy about dating a mistaken identity

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