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The IMPOSTOR – Two-Act comedy about an estate agent

comedy about an estate agent

THE IMPOSTOR – TWO-ACT COMEDY ABOUT AN ESTATE AGENT

Family and business usually don’t mix well. That, however, has yet to stop the Norths in this comedy about an estate agent. The Norths run North Real Estate Agency with Roger, the tough patriarch, at its head. Marianne, Roger and Elvira’s daughter, is in love with Val, an employee who seeks the blessing of Roger. Now, Roger’s wife is (at the same time) being pursued by Terry Tupper (another employee) whom Grandma North and Roger seem to live for… and that’s just for starters.

As complicated as things are (and probably always will be) Terry Tupper is the largest problem facing the family and its business. He seems to have some sort of agenda. Everyone BUT Roger and Grandma seem to be onto his shenanigans. Something must be done. And it must be done before Terry starts believing he has become a North.

Family first and constant vigilance!

Other plays by playwright George Freek – The Right Approach – ten minute comedy about getting promoted off the bed and into the office in the local house!

Author: George Freek

Type: Two-act play script

Genre: Comedy about an estate agent

Cast: 4M, 6F

Ages of the actors: Adult to old aged

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

Length: 70-80 minutes

Set: The Reception room of the North Advertising Agency

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – this writer uses a lot of high energy reactions all through the script. Building to a climax.

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Cost is $5.50 for this new digital play script

Copyright © May 2019 George Freek and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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The rat trap – large cast comedy farce

large cast comedy farce

THE RAT TRAP – LARGE CAST COMEDY FARCE

Lord Arthur Harringway has a tricky problem. He’s just been given twenty four hours to live. Naturally this presents somewhat of a conundrum to him. The most pressing part of the conundrum is his annoying fortune.  Because he has to leave it to somebody. But to whom?

Not one of his relations is at all nice. In fact, the thought of leaving his money to any of them makes him turn in his grave (well nearly.) His relations are so odious that he devises a plan to trick them into thinking that he’s going to give all his money to them and punish them once and for all for all the trouble they’ve caused him in this large cast comedy farce.

He comes up with a cunning plan and that very night, summons all his relations to his mansion and sets them a task: Whoever can find the elusive portrait of his great aunt Agatha will be the sole heir to all his fortune. But where is the portrait? And who else knows of its existence…….

A large cast comedy farce in two acts with the best and worst of family, double crossing and mistresses.

Production History

De La Selle Holy Cross Convent, Randburg, South Africa – 2017

Read about playwright Claire Linda Demmer. Other best selling comedies (farces) (Don’t say you’re Harry) by Claire

Performance History

The Franklin Players, Roosevelt Park – 2017
Marvell Civic Club, Arizona, USA – 2017
The Rainbow Players, Victoria, Australia – 2017

Author: Claire Linda Demmer

Genre: Large cast comedy farce

Type: Two act play

Cast: 5M, 5F, cast of ten

Ages of the actors: Adults from their twenties up to as old as you like

Length: 90-100 minutes

Suitable for: All ages

Set: The office of Sir Arthur Harringway the third. A sombre gentleman’s room with a large desk with drawer at an angle facing the audience SR, as well as a sofa and a few smaller armchairs SL. A drinks cabinet is upstage from the sofa. There is a door right upstage leading to the house and a door left upstage leading upstairs to the bedrooms. There is a wall safe behind a large painting between the two doors. The door to an en suite WC opens SL.

Level of difficulty: 7/10 – achieving elements of farce. A trick painting that swings up and down would need to be sturdily installed. Permission is given to modify the painting or use an alternative prop.

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Copyright © September 2016 Claire Demmer and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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