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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  1f, 2m

MMF explores the realities of love, need, want and people who don't know the difference.
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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    1f, 2m
  • Duration
    Duration
    75 Minutes
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Experimental, Romantic Comedy
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description

When Dean, Jane and Michael's polyamorous relationship comes to an end, the trio is forced to deal with the consequences of love in a nontraditional relationship. MMF explores the realities of love, need, want and people who don't know the difference.

History
MMF premiered at The Kraine Theater in NYC by Goldfish Memory Productions as part of The New York International Fringe Festival in August 2014.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Cautions
  • Alcohol
  • Strong Language
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 75 Minutes
  • Setting:

    Principally set in the triad's NYC home. The setting can be nothing or it can be everything.

  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1f, 2m
Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

DEAN - Male. Any ethnicity. The young version of a man in his mid-late twenties trying to figure himself out. 
JANE - Female. Any ethnicity. The same age as Dean but stands in the strength of her womanhood. 
MICHAEL - Male. Any ethnicity. Somehow a bit more of a grown-up than his partners.

Materials

Scripts

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Press

REVIEWS

"I cannot overstate how extraordinary this was, how singularly brilliant the accomplishment of this show is...." – NYTheatre Now, Read More 

"Kimple’s dialogue is always believable, and all three characters are so genial, you can’t help but wish them well." – Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, Read More

 

"Go see this show so you have something interesting to talk about over Thanksgiving dinner this year." – TheatreMania, Read More

 

"My other favorite festival play was MMF, by David Kimple...it’s a well-written tale of two men and one woman whose polyamorous relationship goes awry." - Dan Bacalzo's Asian American Performance Site, Read More

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Authors

David L. Kimple

David L. Kimple is a playwright originally from Merritt Island, Florida (“Where dreams are launched!”). His full-length plays include MMF, Who is Theo?, Mare in the Men's Room, Swamp Squatch, and Sink, Florida, Sink. Select short plays include Carpe Fuckin' Diem, Carpeteria, Life, and Sherpa Cop which was presented as ...

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