Missing the Mark – Conman Comedy

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In this  conman comedy, Devon and Ethan have known each other since high school and now they have a successful racket as con men.  Devon has the perfect plan to scam a boat load of cash off of rich women by posing as producers making a big Hollywood blockbuster.

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conman comedy

MISSING THE MARK – CONMAN COMEDY IN ONE ACT

In this  conman comedy, Devon and Ethan have known each other since high school and now they have a successful racket as con men.  Devon has the perfect plan to scam a boat load of cash off of rich women by posing as producers making a big Hollywood blockbuster.  The two men set up a phony office and hire a pistol of a temp named Starla to run it.  A couple of promising marks come along including Shelly, a ditzy blonde, and Charlene, the eccentric wife of a billionaire who would give anything to be in the movies.  Everything seems to be going to plan until Devon’s ex-girlfriend Callia, who was also ripped off  by Devon shows up. She wants revenge…and a cut of the action.  Comedy and hijinx ensue as everyone tries to find out who’s conning who in this comedic farce.

Author: Michael Maxwell

Genre: Comedy

Type: Two-Act Play

Characters: Cast 5F, 2M

Age of Actors: Twenties to Middle Aged performers

Suitable for: Suitable for All Ages

Length: 60 Minutes

Set: The casting office. There is a door stage right that leads to an outer waiting room. There is a door upstage right that leads to the auditioning room. There is a window stage left. There is a desk with a chair, stage left by the window. There is a phone on the desk. There are two chairs angled
towards each other, located centerstage right.

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 (Timing)

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