Wait Wait...I Can Explain
by Christa Crewdson

Productions (84)
  • Comedy
  • 45 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m
  • Set: A living room.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-669-5

Wait Wait...I Can Explain
by Christa Crewdson

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Productions (84)
  • Comedy
  • 45 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m
  • Set: A living room.

Madcap, chaotic hilarity ensues when Jason hires a troupe of local actors to play the part of a perfect family to impress Sheila, his new girlfriend. This elaborate ruse nearly goes as planned, only to backfire when Jason's real family comes home unexpectedly. The actors remain in character and do their best to keep their act together, but things quickly unravel. From overhearing a murder plot to meeting the "ghost" of General Washburn, Sheila decides she's seen enough of Jason and his families.

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Madcap, chaotic hilarity ensues when Jason hires a troupe of local actors to play the part of a perfect family to impress Sheila, his new girlfriend. This elaborate ruse nearly goes as planned, only to backfire when Jason's real family comes home unexpectedly. The actors remain in character and do their best to keep their act together, but things quickly unravel. From overhearing a murder plot to meeting the "ghost" of General Washburn, Sheila decides she's seen enough of Jason and his families.

  • Comedy
  • 45 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m
  • Set: A living room.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-669-5

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FEB 08, 2018 - FEB 08, 2018
Warsaw Community High School
Warsaw, IN United States
Warsaw Community High School Warsaw, IN United States
NOV 30, 2017 - DEC 01, 2017
Krum High School Theatre
Krum, TX United States
Krum High School Theatre Krum, TX United States
NOV 02, 2017 - NOV 02, 2017
The Hillside Players
Limerick, Ireland
The Hillside Players Limerick, Ireland
SEP 05, 2017 - SEP 07, 2017
Wellington Girls College
Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington Girls College Wellington, New Zealand
MAY 20, 2017 - MAY 20, 2017
Burleson High School
Burleson, TX United States
Burleson High School Burleson, TX United States
MAY 12, 2017 - MAY 12, 2017
RTR Middle School
Russell, MN United States
RTR Middle School Russell, MN United States
APR 30, 2017 - MAY 30, 2017
Bandera Middle School
Bandera, TX United States
Bandera Middle School Bandera, TX United States
APR 29, 2017 - APR 29, 2017
Hildebrandt Intermediate
Klein, TX United States
Hildebrandt Intermediate Klein, TX United States
APR 27, 2017 - APR 29, 2017
Heritage High School Theatre
LITTLETON, CO United States
Heritage High School Theatre LITTLETON, CO United States
APR 24, 2017 - APR 28, 2017
Avoca School District #37
Wilmette, IL United States
Avoca School District #37 Wilmette, IL United States
JAN 17, 2017 - JAN 20, 2017
St. Francis Xavier S.S.
Mississauga, ON Canada
St. Francis Xavier S.S. Mississauga, ON Canada
JAN 12, 2017 - JAN 12, 2017
Grant Middle School
Corpus Christi, TX United States
Grant Middle School Corpus Christi, TX United States
DEC 07, 2016 - DEC 07, 2016
Verona Area Middle Schools
Verona, WI United States
Verona Area Middle Schools Verona, WI United States
DEC 03, 2016 - FEB 04, 2017
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New Caney, TX United States
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MAY 20, 2016 - MAY 22, 2016
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Delavan, WI United States
Delavan Darien High School Delavan, WI United States
APR 28, 2016 - APR 29, 2016
Dulles
Sugarland, TX United States
Dulles Sugarland, TX United States
FEB 22, 2016 - FEB 22, 2016
Trinity Springs Middle School
Keller, TX United States
Trinity Springs Middle School Keller, TX United States
FEB 08, 2016 - FEB 08, 2016
Oakton High Schoool
Vienna, VA United States
Oakton High Schoool Vienna, VA United States
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Fairfield High School
Fairfield, OH United States
Fairfield High School Fairfield, OH United States
DEC 05, 2015 - DEC 05, 2015
Yes
Westerville, OH United States
Yes Westerville, OH United States
DEC 03, 2015 - DEC 04, 2015
Yes
Westerville, OH United States
Yes Westerville, OH United States
OCT 30, 2015 - OCT 30, 2015
Weddington High School
Matthews, NC United States
Weddington High School Matthews, NC United States
OCT 16, 2015 - OCT 17, 2015
Cooper Junior High
Wylie, TX United States
Cooper Junior High Wylie, TX United States
MAY 15, 2015 - MAY 15, 2015
Weddington High School
Matthews, NC United States
Weddington High School Matthews, NC United States
MAY 01, 2015 - MAY 02, 2015
Kearney High School
Kearney, NE United States
Kearney High School Kearney, NE United States
APR 28, 2015 - APR 28, 2015
Drama Class
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Drama Class Dubai, United Arab Emirates
FEB 11, 2015 - FEB 11, 2015
First United Methodist
Gordo, AL United States
First United Methodist Gordo, AL United States
JAN 09, 2015 - JAN 09, 2015
Choctawhatchee High School
Niceville, FL United States
Choctawhatchee High School Niceville, FL United States
DEC 18, 2014 - DEC 19, 2014
Joppatowne High School
Joppa, MD United States
Joppatowne High School Joppa, MD United States
NOV 07, 2014 - NOV 08, 2014
Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School
Sheboygan, WI United States
Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School Sheboygan, WI United States
NOV 07, 2014 - NOV 09, 2014
St. Joseph's Catholic School
Aiken, SC United States
St. Joseph's Catholic School Aiken, SC United States
OCT 25, 2014 - OCT 25, 2014
Richmond Hill High School
Brunswick, GA United States
Richmond Hill High School Brunswick, GA United States
SEP 20, 2014 - SEP 20, 2014
Christian Medical College
Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
AUG 02, 2014 - AUG 02, 2014
Smithfield Little Theatre
Smithfield, VA United States
Smithfield Little Theatre Smithfield, VA United States
JUN 04, 2014 - JUN 04, 2014
Laney High School
Wilmington, NC United States
Laney High School Wilmington, NC United States
APR 24, 2014 - APR 25, 2014
Prairie Trail MS
Olathe, KS United States
Prairie Trail MS Olathe, KS United States
APR 04, 2014 - APR 04, 2014
South Summit High School
Manti, UT United States
South Summit High School Manti, UT United States
FEB 22, 2014 - FEB 23, 2014
Kaw Prairie Community Church
Lenexa, KY United States
Kaw Prairie Community Church Lenexa, KY United States
FEB 13, 2014 - FEB 15, 2014
Oxford Middle School Drama Club
Oxford, MI United States
Oxford Middle School Drama Club Oxford, MI United States
FEB 07, 2014 - FEB 08, 2014
Manitou Springs District 14
Manitou Springs, CO United States
Manitou Springs District 14 Manitou Springs, CO United States
DEC 20, 2013 - DEC 20, 2013
Weddington High School
Matthews, NC United States
Weddington High School Matthews, NC United States
DEC 13, 2013 - DEC 14, 2013
Poynter Middle School
Hillsboro, OR United States
Poynter Middle School Hillsboro, OR United States
NOV 07, 2013 - NOV 22, 2013
91st Psalm Christian School
Phoenix, AZ United States
91st Psalm Christian School Phoenix, AZ United States
OCT 29, 2013 - OCT 29, 2013
Parkland High School Theatre
Winston-Salem, NC United States
Parkland High School Theatre Winston-Salem, NC United States
APR 19, 2013 - APR 20, 2013
Amherst Central High School Drama Club
Amherst, NY United States
Amherst Central High School Drama Club Amherst, NY United States
APR 19, 2013 - APR 19, 2013
Lexington High School
Lexington, MO United States
Lexington High School Lexington, MO United States
APR 10, 2013 - APR 12, 2013
Emerald Ridge High School
Puyallup, WA United States
Emerald Ridge High School Puyallup, WA United States
MAR 28, 2013 - MAR 30, 2013
Charter School For Applied Technologies
Buffalo, NY United States
Charter School For Applied Technologies Buffalo, NY United States
MAR 01, 2013 - MAR 01, 2013
Sequoyah Middle School
Broken Arrow, OK United States
Sequoyah Middle School Broken Arrow, OK United States
FEB 28, 2013 - MAR 01, 2013
Applewild School
Fitchburg, MA United States
Applewild School Fitchburg, MA United States
FEB 22, 2013 - FEB 22, 2013
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San Antonio, TX United States
Barbara Bush Middle School San Antonio, TX United States
FEB 18, 2013 - MAR 01, 2013
Lexington High School
Lexington, MO United States
Lexington High School Lexington, MO United States
NOV 29, 2012 - DEC 01, 2012
Salina Central High School
Salina, KS United States
Salina Central High School Salina, KS United States
OCT 22, 2012 - OCT 27, 2012
Sun Valley High School
Monroe, NC United States
Sun Valley High School Monroe, NC United States
JUN 01, 2012 - JUN 01, 2012
Barrington Community Theater
Barrington, RI United States
Barrington Community Theater Barrington, RI United States
APR 06, 2012 - APR 06, 2012
Salem Middle School
Apex, NC United States
Salem Middle School Apex, NC United States
MAR 20, 2012 - MAR 24, 2012
Williams Middle School
Rockwall, TX United States
Williams Middle School Rockwall, TX United States
JAN 20, 2012 - JAN 20, 2012
Cedar Park Christian School
Lake Stevens, WA United States
Cedar Park Christian School Lake Stevens, WA United States
DEC 20, 2011 - DEC 20, 2011
Jacobs Fork Middle School
Newton, NC United States
Jacobs Fork Middle School Newton, NC United States
MAY 30, 2011 - MAY 30, 2011
N/A
Greensboro, GA United States
N/A Greensboro, GA United States
MAY 25, 2011 - MAY 26, 2011
International School Of Belgrade
Belgrade, Serbia
International School Of Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia
MAY 05, 2011 - MAY 05, 2011
St-Patrick's High School
Quebec, QC Canada
St-Patrick's High School Quebec, QC Canada
MAY 04, 2011 - MAY 06, 2011
Neshaminy High School Drama
Langhorne, PA United States
Neshaminy High School Drama Langhorne, PA United States
APR 27, 2011 - APR 27, 2011
H.D. Jacobs High School
Algonquin, IL United States
H.D. Jacobs High School Algonquin, IL United States
APR 21, 2011 - APR 21, 2011
Bowie Middle School
Irving, TX United States
Bowie Middle School Irving, TX United States
MAR 17, 2011 - MAR 18, 2011
Kiser Middle School
Greensboro, NC United States
Kiser Middle School Greensboro, NC United States
MAR 17, 2011 - MAR 17, 2011
Fargo North High School
Fargo, ND United States
Fargo North High School Fargo, ND United States
MAR 08, 2011 - MAR 08, 2011
STARS
Tucson, AZ United States
STARS Tucson, AZ United States
MAR 03, 2011 - MAR 03, 2011
Bayside Middle School
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Bayside Middle School Virginia Beach, VA United States
FEB 10, 2011 - FEB 19, 2011
The Livery Theatre
Goderich, ON Canada
The Livery Theatre Goderich, ON Canada
FEB 01, 2011 - FEB 28, 2011
Westminster High School
Westminster, MD United States
Westminster High School Westminster, MD United States
JAN 12, 2011 - FEB 12, 2011
Beresford High School
Beresford, SD United States
Beresford High School Beresford, SD United States
JAN 01, 2011 - NOV 01, 2011
Oakleaf High School Auditorium
Orange Park, FL United States
Oakleaf High School Auditorium Orange Park, FL United States
DEC 13, 2010 - DEC 13, 2010
Badger Ridge Middle School
Verona, WI United States
Badger Ridge Middle School Verona, WI United States
DEC 02, 2010 - DEC 03, 2010
Oakridge High School
Oakridge, OR United States
Oakridge High School Oakridge, OR United States
NOV 18, 2010 - NOV 18, 2010
Belleville West High School
Belleville, IL United States
Belleville West High School Belleville, IL United States
NOV 03, 2010 - NOV 03, 2010
Parkland Magnet High School
Winston-Salem, NC United States
Parkland Magnet High School Winston-Salem, NC United States
OCT 28, 2010 - OCT 29, 2010
Friendswood Junior High
Friendswood, TX United States
Friendswood Junior High Friendswood, TX United States
MAY 14, 2010 - MAY 14, 2010
American School Of Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
American School Of Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates
APR 10, 2010 - APR 11, 2010
Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church
Overland Park, KS United States
Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church Overland Park, KS United States
FEB 25, 2010 - FEB 27, 2010
Carmel Middle School Drama Club
Carmel, IN United States
Carmel Middle School Drama Club Carmel, IN United States
FEB 11, 2010 - FEB 13, 2010
Solon High School Drama Club
Solon, OH United States
Solon High School Drama Club Solon, OH United States
NOV 16, 2009 - NOV 17, 2009
Minden High School
Minden, NE United States
Minden High School Minden, NE United States
JAN 01, 2004 - DEC 31, 2004
Qualters Middle School
Mansfield, MA United States
Qualters Middle School Mansfield, MA United States
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Warsaw, IN United States
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NOV 30, 2017 - DEC 01, 2017
Krum High School Theatre
Krum, TX United States
Krum High School Theatre Krum, TX United States
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