The Short Fall

Author: David Caudle

The Short Fall

Description: A hilarious look at America’s obsession with fame at any cost, via the mad adventures of a middle-class housewife.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2011
Date Added: 2/16/2012
Content Advisory: Some mild language, innuendoes, a brief, suggested sexual act
1 Act, 105 Minutes
3 Females, 3 Males

NOTE: The Short Fall 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 Rochelle at

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Comedy · Dysfunctional Families · Many Locations · Politics · Satire/Parody · Single Set · Social Issues

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2012

Original Production Information

The Short Fall was first produced by the Toy Box Theatre Company at Teatro Iati, New York City, in June 2011, with the following cast and credits:

Male Actor: Ryan Reilly
Female Actor: Karen Stanion
Tabby: Dori Legg
Louvre: Kally Duling
Lloyd: Ron Bopst
Lance: Ryan Colwell

Director: David Michael Holmes
Stage Managers: Rebecca Bezaire & Sara Troficanto
Lighting: Jill Nagle
Sets: Gian Marco Lo Forte and Ana Popescu
Costumes: Kate R. Mincer
Original Music: Colonna Sonora (Brady Bagger & James Sparber)
Music Direction: James Sparber
Graphics: Anthony Falco
Producer: Jonathan Barsness