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- Type of Show One-act Play
- Product Code I90000
- Cast Size 2
- Min. Royalty Rate $45/perf
- Cost $8.95
- Approx. Run Time 25 min
- Target Audience Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
- Performing Group Elementary School | Middle School | High School
- Genre Comedy | Farce | Satire
- ISBN(13) 9781583423790
- "The play was well received and easy to produce and direct."
- Review by Mary Ciuciura, Elgin Theatre Guild, London, Ontario
- "A hilarious comedy that had the audience laughing throughout the whole 25 minutes. The actors thoroughly enjoyed their roles. Fun time had by all!"
- Review by Carmen Black, Northern Beacon Rebekak Lodge, Charlton, Ontario
- "Are lobsters philosophers at heart? Are humans really at the top of the food chain? Depends who's telling the story. Angela and Liz get to the bottom of the age-old discussion on life and existence in this well-versed one-act play. Great for performance and viewing by all ages."
- Review by Rosanne DellAversano, Arden Club Theatre, Arden, Del.
- "Clever premise, clever analogyÑdoesn't need the length to make the point."
- Review by Jenny, Loose Edge Reader's Theatre, Kodiak, Alaska
- "It is a very cute show. It is ideal for high-school performers or community theatre groups."
- Review by Sarah Graves, Halifax County Middle School, South Boston, Va.
- "What a marvelous duet! Lots to laugh about and lots to think about. A wonderful vehicle for two actors, and the impact changes depending on your casting."
- Review by Lorna Stratton, ICHTHYS Theatre Productions, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Hints, Tips, and Tricks
- "Using more nimble set allows for some mime work which added to the show."
- Tip by Mary Ciuciura, Elgin Theatre Guild, London, Ontario
- "Keep the set simple. The script is powerful enough on its own!"
- Tip by Carmen Black, Northern Beacon Rebekak Lodge, Charlton, Ontario
- "You may want to at least wear red to give a "lobster-ish" hint so audience members aren't so focused on figuring out what the characters are during the first minutes of the show."
- Tip by Sarah Graves, Halifax County Middle School, South Boston, Va.