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X’s and O’s – five minute comedy sketch for seniors

five minute comedy sketch for seniors


X’s and O’s is a five minute comedy sketch for an older couple set on their anniversary. They’re both slightly grumpy, as older people can be when they have outgrown the need for tact. The concept of the play is one in which the only dialogue spoken is the opposite of of what the other just said. The name X’s & O’s come from thinking how, as in Tic-Tac-Toe they’re opposites, but also Kisses & Hugs.

Other plays by Greg Urbaitis – Barred – short comedy about the local barfly

Author: Greg Urbaitis and B. Kemo Hughes.

Type: Five minute comedy sketch

Genre: Sketch, comedy

Cast: 1M, 1F

Ages of the actors: Older couple

Suitable for: All ages to watch and perform

Length: Five to ten minutes

Set: Kitchen in a low rent apartment. There is an old fashioned radio, TV, table and chairs, stove and refrigerator.

Level of difficulty: 5/10 – characterization. short fun sentences emphasize the nature of the couple

Read a Sample of the Script

Cost is $4 for this short comedy sketch

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Copyright © December 2018 Greg Urbaitis, B. Kemo Hughes and Off The Wall Play Publishers

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