Caroline Comes to Tea

by  Dilys Owen

Short Play, Comedy  /  4f

Caroline likes nothing better then to wind her two sisters Emily and Lucy up with wild stories of her adventurous life.

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Caroline Comes to Tea

by  Dilys Owen

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Period

Additional Info

Caroline visits her sisters for tea and tells them of her new job with a handsome but depraved man. Emily and Lucy try to pursuade her to leave the job, promising they'll help to support her. Whilst they run off to find a helpful pamphlet from the Vicar, Caroline catches up with Parker, maid to the two sisters and we find that this story is utter fabrication and she is doing very well in her career as a teacher but living very much alone.  She leaves before the sisters return, leaving a note telling them she is eloping......
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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A sitting room, about 1900
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

4f

Lucy - eldest sister

Emily- middle sister

Parker - the maid

Caroline - youngest sister

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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