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Flirting With the Deep End
Flirting With the Deep End
By Suzanne Maynard Miller.

Cast: 2m., 3w. Michael owns an independent bookstore that houses the world's worst book club. Aside from Michael himself, only two members remain: Gail, a neurotic librarian beset by relationship woes, and Diane, a shoot-from-the-hip waitress who offers no-nonsense advice to her self-absorbed friends. In an effort to put his struggling bookstore on the map, Michael has been vying for the attention of the local newspaper, and they're finally showing interest. As the featured club in a piece on the "book club boom," Michael's hoping his bookstore (and his ego) will garner a much needed boost. Seeing this as his last, best hope, Michael enlists the help of Elliott—a celebrity author in town to promote his latest best-seller—to ensure the evening's success. Unfortunately, Elliott proves a disastrous choice. Unbeknownst to Michael, aside from being Diane's estranged brother, Elliott has just broken Gail's heart and has his sites set on Michael's wife, Christine. Ignoring all red flags, Michael forges ahead—but his carefully choreographed evening of glory turns into a chaotic comedy of errors. This taut comedy about friendship, loyalty, and self-doubt will have you laughing even as you recognize some of the neuroses as your own! 1 hour, 40 minutes. Area staging.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  F98
Cast Size:  5
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  71
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  100 min.
Categories
Target Audience: College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 1583423419
Publication Date: 05/16/2007
Biographies
Suzanne Maynard Miller's plays include Young Love; Flirting With the Deep End (Dramatic Publishing); Beatrice; The Handwriting, the Soup and the Hats; and Abigail's Atlas. Her work has been seen in New York City; Los Angeles; Seattle; Providence, N.Y.; New Haven, Conn; and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Current projects include a musical stage adaptation of Leo Lionni's Frederick with ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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