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Exit Laughing

Exit Laughing

By Paul Elliott.

Product Code: E86000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 1m., 4w.

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

  • Awards: AACT NewPlayFest Winner

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When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the "girls," what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you're Connie, Leona and Millie, three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you've ever done. You "borrow" the ashes from the funeral home for one last card game, and the wildest, most exciting night of your lives involves a police raid, a stripper and a whole new way of looking at all the fun you can have when you're truly living. A winner of the AACTNewPlayFest, Exit Laughing broke all records for a nonmusical in Springfield Little Theatre's 50-year history at its premiere.


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  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code E86000
  • Cast Size 5
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 90 min


  • Target Audience High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
  • Performing Group College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre | Dinner Theatre
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781619590205
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"A great show for a small stage. Audiences absolutely loved it!"
Review by Miki Robinson, Bell Tower Theater, Dubuque, Iowa

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"We performed without walls using only a front door and drapes."
Tip by Heather Entner, Tumbleweed Theatre, Balgonie,Saskatchewan
"You will need an urn that the lid will not fall off. I used a stainless steel kitchen canister that I found at a Goodwill Store. I used mod-podge to make it "gaudy" per the script. Also, go to You Tube to if you are going to make your own "tear away" pants for the stripper. I bought snap tape at Hobby Lobby. They worked really well. "
Tip by Valinda Jones, Monroe Community Players, Monroe, Mich.

Media Reviews

"Hysterically funny!" -News-Leader.com

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
State Satire Theater София 11/22/2018 11/1/2021
Divadlo Bolka Polívky Brno 1/1/2020 12/31/2022
Richmond Hill Players Geneseo Illinois 8/12/2021 8/22/2021
Elgin Theatre Guild St Thomas Ontario 5/6/2021 5/16/2021
Armour Street Theatre Davidson North Carolina 9/23/2021 10/10/2021
Langdon Playhouse Port Charlotte Florida 1/7/2022 1/16/2022
The Brook Coffeehouse and Event Center Pell City Alabama 5/21/2021 5/23/2021
Gaslight Theatre Enid Oklahoma 1/21/2022 1/29/2022
Paul Harris Theatre Las Vegas Nevada 11/18/2021 11/21/2021
Eclipse Theatre Company Columbus Ohio 9/23/2022 10/8/2022