Careful Rapture

by  Jack Popplewell

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m, 4f

A charming comedy about the trials and tribulations of the human heart with and ending that is as delightful as it is surprising.

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Careful Rapture

by  Jack Popplewell

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes

Additional Info

Ted Desmond is terribly afraid of mothers-in-law, seeing the havoc they have wreaked on many of his friends’ marriages. So he is determined to get to know his girlfriend Peggy’s mother before they become officially engaged. Contrary to Ted’s fears, Joan is utterly charming – but she is nevertheless convinced that her daughter and Ted, who is 20 years Peggy’s senior, aren’t well suited. With wit and ingenuity she goes about proving to both of them the error of their ways.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Details

  • Time Period: 1960s
  • Duration: 40 minutes

Casting

2m, 4f
Joan Bowers  
Peggy  
Barbara
Mrs. Blackett 
Ted 
Uncle 
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