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Actress, The (Quilter) - Full Length Play, Comedy
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Actress, The (Quilter)

Peter Quilter

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Full Length Play, Comedy

2m, 5f

ISBN: 9780573110139

The Actress dramatises the events backstage as a colourful, complicated actress makes her emotional farewell performance. Various people from her life invade her dressing room to say their goodbyes, declare their love, roar with laughter, spit insults, grab a final embrace, and renew old battles.

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

105 Minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A dressing room. 

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Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Dinner Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

“The last show is always a very strange affair. It’s like a party, a great buzz of excitement. But then each actor will leave, with laughter still ringing in the air and a cheery wave. Then it stops. And as you watch each of them walk down the street, they look terribly lonely. That’s the thing about it, you see. After all the applause and elation, we walk home alone. And that’s who actors are - the happiest, saddest people you’ll ever meet.”

A touching and hilarious comedy about an actress making her farewell performance...

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"A huge success ... The applause just did not want to end ... The play is full of witty dialogue that is also philosophically profound ... A smart, intelligent and very amusing play."  (Merkur/The Mercury)

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2m, 5f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Author
Peter Quilter

Peter Quilter

Peter Quilter's plays have been presented in major theatres in 38 countries around the world and translated into 27 languages. He has had a hit show on Broadway and three successful plays in London's West End. Peter has twice been nominated for the Olivier Award (Best New Play 2011 and Best New Comedy 2006) and his Broadway debut was nominated for three Tony Awards. view full profile

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