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Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar

Henry Meyerson

Collection / Anthology, Comedy  /  2f, 2m

"An incredible 55-minute show that held my interest every minute." - Stu Hamsta's Cabaret Hotline

Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar

by  Henry Meyerson

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 2m
  • Duration
    Duration
    90 minutes
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Not Applicable
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description

Fresh Brewed is a collection of eleven plays, all of which take place in a coffee bar, all of which use the same set of two small tables and four chairs, and all of which can be performed by two male and two female actors in various combinations from a monologue to two quartets.

Plays in the collection include:
No Prune
Morning Coffee
Hierarchy
Him
Betty
This Has Been Some Day
Class
Hopeful Alice
George And Martha Find a Way
Happy Birthday
I Feel Swell

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Cautions
  • Strong Language
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £62 per performance
    £29 per play individually
    Plus VAT when applicable

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2f, 2m
Cast Attributes
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Expandable casting
  • Flexible casting
Casting Notes

While there are 25 parts in the full collection, all can be played by 2m, 2f ages 20-40, or as many as the director/producer prefers.

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)

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Press

"An incredible 55-minute show that held my interest every minute. These eight short vignettes, with four actors playing various roles, were real slice of life and so fascinating...I love good writing as much as I love good songwriting, so it was double my pleasure this time out. This is not quite a 'family show' so parents be advised. But it is a comic evening with a twist - there are truly thoughtful insights interspersed with the clever, humorous dialog. Truly, not to be missed!" - Stu Hamsta's Cabaret Hotline

"Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar is…eight short comedic vignettes, written by Henry Meyerson,

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Authors

Henry Meyerson

Henry Meyerson's publications with Samuel French include the full-lengths Beware the Man Eating Chicken, Shtick, and

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