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Running of the aaah! comedy about how to sabotage the running of the bulls

RUNNING OF THE AAAH! COMEDY ABOUT HOW TO SABOTAGE THE RUNNING OF THE BALLS

Every year, the famed festival of San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain culminates in the running of the bulls, and every year, hundreds of animal rights activists show up to boycott the event out of protest. Running of the—AAAH!, a new bovine comedy by Mark Aloysius Kenneally, tells a fictional alternate history of the week leading up to the first American version of the event and the catastrophic chaos that ensues when one of the most vocal opponents turns out to actually be one of the bulls slated to run.

It’s a fact that the average human is cleverer than the average bovine; hence the existence of Steak Tartare. But just once in while, a group of exceptional bovines come out of the paddock. And saves the day. The bulls are revolting, the humans are scheming – but who will get the last moo in this comedy about how to sabotage the running of the bulls?

Read other similar comedies – Moose tracks – a dark comedy by American playwright Mark Kenneally

Author: Mark Kenneally

Genre: Comedy

Type: Two-act play

Cast: Bovines: 3 bulls and 2 cows. Humans: 1M, 2F

Ages of the actors: All adult, twenties up

Suitable for : All ages to watch, teens up to perform

Length: 120 minutes (2 hours)

Set: The stage is divided in two halves: Bullpen and Open Pasture. A divider is between them such that one side cannot see the other. Both sides have fencing upstage and downstage, but not on the wings.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – humans playing animal characters

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Copyright © May 2019 Mark Kenneally and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays of a similar Moo you may enjoy:

Hossback – an off the wall cowboy comedy. With Hosses
There was a great BIG moose – Horror satire
Thirty deep – a dark comedy-drama about a failing Taxidemist

Take my Wife, Please. Adult Comedy Script in two acts

adult comedy script

TAKE MY WIFE, PLEASE. ADULT COMEDY SCRIPT IN TWO ACTS

Stephen’s a womanizer and married to the ever faithful
Susan. Thomas is recently divorced and Stephen’s hapless and harried long-time best friend.  Stephen’s business is finally taking off. Stephen has a young, tantalizing girlfriend named Debbie. Stephen’s
life is great but for one thing-being married to  the annoyingly faithful Susan.  A real thorn in his side.  He wants to get rid of her, but how?

He hatches an idea to solve all his problems-he only
needs to persuade Thomas to seduce his wife, on video,
as grounds for divorce.  Will he do it? Or rather, her?

Take my Wife, please has had a full production history including productions in new York Off Off Broadway.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

TAKE MY WIFE, PLEASE Productions

Soaring Eagle Productions, New York, NY
Yorkville Players, York, South Carolina
Chester Little Theater, Chester, South Carolina

The play was a favorite of the Rock Hill Little/Community Theater and produced 4 times between 1991 and 2006.

Rock Hill Little Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Rock Hill Community Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Rock Hill Community Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Rock Hill Community Theater, Rock Hill, South Carolina

Dinner Theater Productions
Raintree Country Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
Pine Lake Country Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
Rock Hill Country Club, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Tega Cay Country Club, Tega Cay, South Carolina
Rock Hill Country Club, Rock Hill,
On Stage Four Theater, Spartanburg, South Carolina
ImagiThéque Rock Hill, South Carolina

Read about American playwright Terry Roueche. Other full length plays by Terry – Parade Day – play about Roswell – a small town with big memories

Author: Terry Roueche

Genre: Adult comedy script, farcical comedy

Type: Two-act play

Cast: 2M 2F

Ages of the actors: Three middle aged, one F in her twenties

Suitable for: Adults, community theatre

Length:   One hundred minutes

Set: THOMAS’ Small Apartment

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – getting comic timing and farcical elements in it

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Copyright © September 2019 Terry Roueche and Off the Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other plays about adultery – both comic and serious:

The Mistress of Wholesome – one act comedy where the Mistress takes on the Wife
Cuckold – ten minute comic raunchy period piece
What Happens in the sky – drama about suspected infidelity

Foulweather Friend – a two act dark comedy

two act comedy
PLAYS loved by our editor

FOULWEATHER FRIEND – A TWO ACT DARK COMEDY

Foulweather Friend,  a two act dark comedy, is set in a forgotten hamlet in 1957 Vermont. The town is slowly crumbling around its last remaining living inhabitants.  A community theatre company persists in producing plays even though most of the subscription audience are in the graveyard and might, to be fair, require they be exhumed.  (At the very least they’ll have a full audience that way.)  They are in the process of rehearsing their latest play, “Foulweather Friend,” when a mysterious young playwright,  Pegeen Dalrymple, arrives in town.  But is she who she says she is? And what does she want? Family issues collide with the supernatural including Druidism in this full length play.

Author: James Kent

Genre: Dark comedy

Type: Full length play, two act dark comedy

Length:  Two and a half hours

Number of actors: Eight, 8,  5F 3M

Ages of actors: One late twenties, one late thirties, rest early fifties to early nineties

Suitable for: All ages

Level of Difficulty:  7/10 – much of the humor depends on the zany older characters

Set: In Act One we are introduced to a pond, then a community stage brimming with props and set pieces.  In Act Two the characters are only in the graveyard.  Drop dead silence is punctured by sounds of crickets, cicadas, birdsong and by lightning and thunder.

Read about playwright James Kent

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Copyright May 2013 James Kent Off The Wall Play Publishers