5 funny, touching, short plays
9-14 minute comedies, 75 minutes total
1 man, 1 woman to 5 men, 5 women
Senior Moments is made up of five short plays which can be presented singly or in groups. The play is extremely portable, requiring only one small table and four chairs. In the 13 months after its premier, Senior Moments was performed 22 times to rave reviews at six venues in the U.S. and Canada – at theaters, retirement homes, and senior centers. It includes:
• The Code. Two seniors, Rose and Charlie, meet at a café on a blind date set up over the Internet. 13 minutes.
• The Gamblers. Colonel William and Mother Angie have a chance encounter at a casino. Colonel William is forced to change the habits of a lifetime. 14 minutes.
• First Love. Rose and Oscar, both in their 80’s, meet to renew their interrupted romance. 14 minutes.
• On the RAC(K). The members of the Resident’s Advisory Committee have huge troubles trying to accomplish anything at all. 13 minutes.
• Growing – Old. The sequel to The Code, Rose and Charlie meet again. Charlie is once more on the prowl for older women, but Rose has had an “unexpected dose of reality.” 9 minutes.
“By the way, our recent performance of your ‘Senior Moments’ script was a big success! Thanks for recommending it!”
“Senior Moments” was a huge hit for our Wilmington, NC, dinner theater. We sold out nearly every show and the reception was truly phenomenal! Clearly the senior audience’s reaction to this one was off the charts! Zach, Artistic Director TheatreNOW
Senior Moments won first prize at the Front Range Playwrights Showcase and third place at the Colorado Community Theater Coalition Festival in the Best Production category.
Senior Moments was in the Region 7 finals of the American Association of Community Theater competition in Fort Collins, Colorado. The play was given a special award for Playwriting, and the lead actor won the Best Actor award for the entire festival!
Semi-finalist in Eden Prairie Theatre, Collection of One Acts!
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Comedy, Plays in a Series, Short Plays
10 Minute Play, 10-20 Minute Play, Longer Play
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
$15 for each, $45 for all five plays