A SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD. TITLE

In Our Profession

Tennessee Williams

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  1f, 2m

A part of the collection The Magic Tower and Other One Act Plays.

In Our Profession

by  Tennessee Williams

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

OVERVIEW

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    1f, 2m
  • Duration
    Duration
    10 minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description

Annabelle, a travelling actress, declares the life of her profession to be "loud, crazy, glaring, senseless and stupid" yet claims that should not prevent her from "being completely sincere." Tonight, Annabelle is in St. Louis, asking her most recent beau, Richard, to marry her, and Richard employs all defenses – putting on records, taking trips to the kitchen, and even calling a neighbor to come down from upstairs – to change the subject. Yet when Richard's neighbor Paul comes to the supposed rescue, Annabelle's passion proves as flexible and entrancing as her artistic craft.

A part of the collection The Magic Tower and Other One Act Plays.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £13 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: Bachelor's apartment in a large city

Casting

1f, 2m
Cast Attributes
ANNABELLE
RICHARD
PAUL

Materials

Scripts

More

Authors

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) explores passion with daring honesty, and forged a poetic theatre of raw psychological insight that shattered conventional proprieties and transformed the American stage. The autobiographical The Glass Menagerie brought what Mr. Williams called “the catastrophe of success,” a success capp ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences