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Nietzche’s Nose – Comedy about a dysfunctional family

comedy about a dysfunctional family

Nietzche’s Nose – Comedy about a dysfunctional family

A play about a seriously dysfunctional couple: Frederick: a slovenly, cantankerous husband, who firmly believes in his own superiority over everyone – including his talented wife Alice who somehow still manages to get the last word in! Frederick and Alice two are visited by his brother, Kurt who has news of their daughter, who was summarily thrown out of the family home some years previously. Kurt is also on a mission to get Frederick to help their ailing father, and has brought God with him as a Christian to use as a guilt trip in this comedy about a dysfunctional family.

When Frederick’s health suddenly gets worse, they all have to find the real source of the problem….

A comedy with abrupt mood swings that makes this a challenging play for actors, but nevertheless, quite enjoyable.

Other plays by George – Try psychology – melodrama in two acts.

Author: George Freek

Type: Four act play

Genre: Dark comedy about a dysfunctional family

Cast: 4-5M, 1F

Ages of the actors: Adult.

Suitable for:All ages

Set: FREDERICK and ALICE’S modest living-room

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – A comedy with abrupt mood swings that makes this a challenging play for actors, but nevertheless, quite enjoyable.

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Cost is $5.50 for this new digital script by a well known author.

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Copyright © December 2016 George Freek and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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The Heirs – British comedy script

British comedy script

THE HEIRS – BRITISH COMEDY SCRIPT

Margaret Hubbard is rich; painfully and decadently rich. Mrs. Hubbard is also dead and according to her will she is determined to drive her husband crazy (one last, exquisite time) with a to-do list that would have him claim the will’s contents only upon the doings on the list being completed. In fact, the rest of those on the receiving end of said will (who are interestingly enough mostly Hubbard
Manors’ staff) may only receive their inheritance should Mr. Hubbard succeed. This is a story we have seen time and again: what adversity can teach the hero about themselves, when they commit to taking on the challenge and the tricky consequences thereof. It’s a story about our hero, Jeremy Hubbard, husband to a recently deceased dragon and how he endeavours to fulfil his destiny and
claim what is ‘rightfully’ his – a temptingly sumptuous inheritance, of course. Our hero faces the dragon beyond the grave with the help of the staff and the fire-breathing lizard’s lawyer. And the
lesson? It begins and ends as the story does; with insatiability.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Wabash Area Community Theatre, IN, USA – 2017

Read about playwright Jean Blasiar.  Other comedies (Am I good?) by Jean.

Author: Jean Blasiar

Genre: British Comedy Script

Type: Four act play

Cast: 2F 4M (mains)

Ages of the actors: Adult – all ages

Suitable for: All ages

Length: Two and a half to three hours

Set: A room with a high ceiling and one large window without curtains. A coffin stands in the room. The coffin is then removed at the scene change to make way for a coffee table with chairs, some bookshelves and decorations such as potted plants.

Level of difficulty: 8/10 – length. With four acts it is up to the director’s discretion if they allow interval between acts, however this play has had a successful run.

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Cost is $6 for this previously produced digital script with a successful run

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Copyright © March 2016 Jean Blasiar and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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Holiday island – comedy about a bunch of typical British holiday makers
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You’re never too old – three act comedy script

Three act comedy script

YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD – THREE ACT COMEDY SCRIPT

In this witty three act comedy script, two aging brothers are reunited after a sixteen year old argument only to pick up on their sibling rivalry where it left off.

Seventy year old Max Stuart has sold the family business, an antique store in New York, and has moved to the Sunshine State with his wife of fifty-one years, Florence. Recovering from a heart attack has made Max feel old and useless, which has made him bitter and unforgiving.

As Florence tries to nurse him back to good health, Barney, Max’s fraternal twin brother, shows up sixteen million dollars richer, with a twenty-three year old bride and a business opportunity for Max.

Barney, who has always been able to talk Max into anything, convinces Max to run one of Barney’s video stores, which Barney has purchased with his millions. Max ends up humiliated when he gets talked into dressing up in a Donald Duck costume to promote some new Disney videos. This causes old hostilities to surface and the brothers are at each other again.

Barney’s problems escalate when Trixie, his bride, announces that she is pregnant. This sends Barney to the hospital in what appears to be a heart attack of his own.

Florence has been running interference throughout this whole episode and manages to get Max and Barney alone so they can work things out, once and for all. After more sibling rivalry, they both realize that brothers should be like best friends and that there is nothing more precious than family.

“You’re Never Too Old” recently received a very successful run at the Cultural Park Theater in Cape Coral, Florida.

FURTHER PRODUCTION HISTORY

Bell Tower theatre, IA, USA – 2017

Author: Carl Megill

Genre: Three act comedy plays

Type:
Three act plays

Cast: 2M 2F

Ages of the actors: 3 in their fifties/sixties, one in her twenties/thirties

Length: 1.5- 2 hours

Suitable for: All ages

Set: The kitchen is to the right. The counter faces the audience. There is a kitchen table
and four chairs stage right. The remainder of the stage is dedicated to the living room. A door leading to the outside is on the left wall. There’s a staircase leading upstairs upstage left. The
living room is inconsistently decorated with a colonial piece here, a modern piece there, etc.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – a witty play that relies on characterization

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Cost is $8.00 for this previously produced digital play with a successful run

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Copyright © June 2015 Carl Megill and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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