Spreading It Around

by  Londos D'Arrigo

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 2f

Londos D'Arrigo, the hard-hitting comedy writer for Phyllis Diller, Lily Tomlin, and Joan Rivers, brings the sensational new comedy, Spreading It Around. 

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Spreading It Around

by  Londos D'Arrigo

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • SubGenre

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    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

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  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Londos D'Arrigo, the hard-hitting comedy writer for Phyllis Diller, Lily Tomlin, and Joan Rivers, brings the sensational new comedy, Spreading It Around.

Angela Drayton, a wealthy widow living in an up-scale retirement community, is tired of handing out money to her unappreciative children. So she starts the “S.I.N. (Spending It Now) Foundation,” to give to those truly in need. This terrifies her greedy son, driving him to devise a plan to have her committed. Featuring delicious roles for adult and mature actors, this poignant family comedy has played numerous theatre in the US and Canada, and continues spreading the laughs around. 

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Reviews

"The show has a surprise ending which will leave you in stitches. So for a look at a brand new comedy, be sure to catch 'Spreading It Around'." - theatremirror.com

"
 D’Arrigo‘s script does have a certain sitcom flair to it" - rcreader.com 

"...viewers who appreciate the art in wickedness will find much to love to hate." - rouguecritic.com 

Videos

  • SPREADING IT AROUND
  • Londos D'Arrigo on Spreading It Around
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: The living room of an upscale home in a gated community in Florida.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

3m, 2f
ANGIE DRAYTON - likeable, caring, active woman in her late sixties.
MARTIN WHEELER - a fit, well-preserved man in his early seventies.
LARRY DRAYTON - Angie's son. An arrogant, self-important fellow in his mid-thirties.
TRACI DRAYTON - Larry's wife, and Angie's daughter-in-law. A self-absorbed fashionista in her mid-thirties. 
DR. KRAPINSKY - A serious man in his mid-fifties.
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  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

Londos D'Arrigo

Londos D’Arrigo has written extensively for stage and television for more than thirty years.  He began his writing career creating hard-hitting laughs for comedy legends such as Phyllis Diller, Lily Tomlin and Joan Rivers. As well as writing for Rivers’ New York and L.A. based talk shows, Londos contributed heavily to ...

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Spreading It Around received its World premiere in Atlanta, Georgia in January 2009 where it set box office records.

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