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Donna's First Brazilian

Lydia Blaisdell

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  4f

Part of the Collection Theater Masters' Take Ten Vol. 1.

Donna's First Brazilian

by  Lydia Blaisdell

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f
  • Duration
    Duration
    10 minutes
Description
A recent divorcee returns to the dating pool and treats herself to a wax.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A very upscale waxing salon in a major metropolitan area.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

4f
Cast Attributes
  • Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)
  • All Female

DONNA - in her late 40's or early 50's. Strong. An accomplished woman, but out-of-her-element in this setting. 
RECEPTIONIST - early 20's. Perky and fashionable.
PHILLIPA - Late 20's, early 30's. Stunning and not overly kind. Might have feathers on her shoes.
JOSEFINA - 30's. Preferably Brazilian or Dominican. No-nonsense. Good at her job.

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Lydia Blaisdell

Lydia is a current fellow at the Michener Center for Writers. Her play, The Silent Woman, recently won the 2015 Kentucky Women Writers Conference Prize. Her immersive, retro-future piece, Apocalypse Radio had a workshop production in Austin in spring 2015. In March 2014, her one-act, Old Broads, was performed at the Of ...

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