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Wedding of the Year - Full Length Play, Comedy

Wedding of the Year

Norman Robbins

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Full Length Play, Comedy

4m, 6f

ISBN: 9780573114731

Alison Murchison is the last sort of a girl one would visualize as a heroine she's fat, straight haired and wears glasses. But her Uncle Frank decides to make her one by entering her as a prospective candidate for a "Wedding of the Year" competition. He selects a designer to create her wedding dre…

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Farce, Romantic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Present Day, 1990s, 1980s, 1970s

Settings Of Play -

Living room of the Murchinson Home

Act 1 Sc 1 Saturday morning:  Sc 2 That afternoon

Act 2 Sc 1 That evening: Sc 2 Saturday morning, six weeks later

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TAGS

Marriage

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget

Alison, fat straight-haired, bespectacled is the last sort of girl one would visualize as a heroine, but Uncle Frank decides to make her on by entering her as a prospective candidate for a Wedding of the Year competition - selecting a designer to create her wedding dress even before he has found her a suitable husband.  His eye falls on Melvyn, a frustrated inventor and an appallingly clumsy young man.  However the best laid plans..........

"We laughed merrily at the play, and our laughter was of the kind which only good comedy can generate" (Weekly Herald Tottenham and Wood Green)

"Laughter in the Aisles" -Weekender November 1990

29th November 1977 St Giles Players

To date nearly 300 productions worldwide

Translated into Dutch

Characters

CASTING

4m, 6f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Parts for Senior Actors

CASTING NOTES

Men - 1 x20s,2x 30s2x, 50s, &1x 70s

Women -1x 20s,2x 40s,2x 70s, &1x 80s

Leading female 20 year old of ample proportions

Two ageing aunts possibly of either similar build or one completely contrasting

Author
Norman Robbins

Norman Robbins

Norman, one of Amateur Theatre's most popular authors wrote his first stage show almost 60 years ago whilst working for the Yorkshire Evening Post. An avid theatre-goer from the age of 3, (his Grand-parents ran the pub near the local theatre so free tickets were always available) he was equally fascinated by Operettas, Musical Comedies, Oratorios, Plays and Pantomimes. A keen amateur actor and ... view full profile

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