The Foreplay Play

Author: Mariah MacCarthy

The Foreplay Play

Description: A straight couple comes to a lesbian couple’s apartment for dinner, drinks, and a foursome. Things do not go as planned.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2012
Date Added: 4/18/2012
Content Advisory: Contains sexuality and strong language
1 Act, 75 Minutes
3 Females, 1 Male

NOTE: The Foreplay Play is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to mariahmwrites@gmail.com.

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Drama · Gay and Lesbian · Mostly Female Characters · Naturalism/Realism · Philosophy · Sex · Single Set · Small Cast Size

This play is in the following collections: New York Innovative Theatre Awards

Original Production Information

A 20-minute version of The Foreplay Play was presented at Galapagos Art Space as part of Fullstop Collective's "Foreplays 2011," with the following cast and credits:

Kyle: Pedar Bate
Anika: Lindsey Austen
Kelly: Becca Landis
Isabel: Diana Oh

Director: Leta Tremblay

It was then presented at Manhattan Rep in May 2011 with the following cast and credits:

Kyle: Nic Grelli
Anika: Lindsey Austen
Kelly: Lauren Hennessy
Isabel: Diana Oh

Director: Leta Tremblay

The full-length version of The Foreplay Play was first presented site-specifically at a Brooklyn apartment in 2012 by Caps Lock Theatre, with the following cast and credits:

Kyle: Nic Grelli
Anika: Lindsey Austen
Kelly: Parker Leventer
Isabel: Diana Oh

Director: Leta Tremblay
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Sydney Rainville-Thomson
Assistant Stage Manager: Elizabeth Seldin