Mandate

by  Kelly Younger

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  2m

Forced into a guy’s night out by their wives, a stay-at-home dad and a stay-in-his-cubicle accountant go on a disastrous ‘first date’ only to learn that friendship really is magic.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Forced into a guy’s night out by their wives, a stay-at-home dad and a stay-in-his-cubicle accountant go on a disastrous ‘first date’ only to learn that friendship really is magic.

Part of the collection Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 39th Series.

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Accolades

  • Winner! 39th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A crowded sports bar. Two bar stools. Two beer mugs. One bowl of peanuts. 
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m
DREW - Late 20s, big, pudgy, sweatpants and t-shirt.
MARC - Late 20s, small, thin, khakis and sweater-vest.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male
  • Non-Traditional casting

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Authors

Kelly Younger

KELLY YOUNGER is a screenwriter and award-winning playwright with work staged off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally. Younger spent two years developing and writing a Disney Animation Feature film and served as a member of the Disney Animation Story Trust, working on such films as MOANA, RALPH BREAKS THE INTERN ...

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Presented in the 39th Annual Samuel French Off Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, at Playwrights Horizons in August, 2014. 

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