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Breakfast for One

James Clark

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3f, 2m

A 3 act play by James Clark, also known as James Doran

Breakfast for One

by  James Clark

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 2m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
Susan and Dan Roper's marriage is not very old but alreadythe gilt has worn off it. They are young, personable and have a small son; but their relationship has not stood up to the everyday wear and tear of married life. Dan, however, is still deeply in love with Susan and shuts his eyes to the possibility of divorce. His eyes are opened only when he searches Susan's handbag for some money to buy drinks for himself and his friends Pat and Jill and in doing so discovers a love letter...

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
Cautions
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

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

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 1960s
  • Setting: A Living-room
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

3f, 2m
Cast Attributes

Dan intelligent, good looking; about 30
Pat Daly amiable, diffident, Irish; about 30
Susan conventional, pretty; about 27
Jill Ervine frank assertive; about 26
Margaret well-meaning, smart; about 55

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