A Timely Maneuver

A Timely Maneuver by Emmett Loverde

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Productions (63)
Comedy
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15 - 25 minutes
1 f, 1 m
Content Notes: Mature themes
Set: One table and two chairs in a coffee house

Arrow-stiff Jane is unpleasantly surprised when her reckless blind date, Reggie, sets an egg timer on their table. Five minutes later the timer goes off, and Reggie makes a shocking proposition...

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $50
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

*The per performance fee begins at $50. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Arrow-stiff Jane is unpleasantly surprised when her reckless blind date, Reggie, sets an egg timer on their table. Five minutes later the timer goes off, and Reggie makes a shocking proposition...

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 15 - 25 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m
  • Content Notes: Mature themes
  • Set: One table and two chairs in a coffee house

Published Reviews

"Fascinating!"

Back Stage West / Drama-Logue

"A strange game of cat and mouse ... pick[s] up on many of the oddities of romance and other matters of the heart."

Brent Hopkins, Daily Bruin (UCLA)

Production History

MAY 05, 2021 - MAY 05, 2021
Central College
Pella, IA United States
Central College Pella, IA United States
APR 14, 2017 - APR 15, 2017
Cherry Creek High School
Greenwood Village, CO United States
Cherry Creek High School Greenwood Village, CO United States
MAY 13, 2016 - MAY 13, 2016
Richardson High School
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Richardson, TX United States
APR 29, 2016 - APR 30, 2016
Murray State University
Murray, KY United States
Murray State University Murray, KY United States
NOV 05, 2015 - NOV 07, 2015
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO United States
Missouri State University Springfield, MO United States
APR 23, 2015 - APR 25, 2015
Lake Oswego High School
Lake Oswego, OR United States
Lake Oswego High School Lake Oswego, OR United States
APR 06, 2014 - APR 06, 2014
Cathouse Players
Kyneton , VIC Australia
Cathouse Players Kyneton , VIC Australia
JAN 25, 2014 - JAN 25, 2014
Ottumwa High School
Ottumwa, IA United States
Ottumwa High School Ottumwa, IA United States
APR 15, 2013 - APR 20, 2013
Richardson High School
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Richardson, TX United States
MAR 22, 2013 - MAR 23, 2013
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI United States
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI United States
JAN 17, 2012 - JAN 17, 2012
Great Bend High School
Great Bend, KS United States
Great Bend High School Great Bend, KS United States
SEP 04, 2010 - SEP 04, 2010
Kyneton Theatre Company
Kyneton, VIC Australia
Kyneton Theatre Company Kyneton, VIC Australia
JUN 14, 2010 - JUN 14, 2010
Perth And District Collegiate Institute
Perth, ON Canada
Perth And District Collegiate Institute Perth, ON Canada
OCT 28, 2009 - OCT 30, 2009
Theatre64
Aldershot, United Kingdom
Theatre64 Aldershot, United Kingdom
MAY 03, 2008 - MAY 11, 2008
Spotlight On Shilo
Brandon, MB Canada
Spotlight On Shilo Brandon, MB Canada
APR 26, 2008 - APR 26, 2008
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School
Spruce Grove, AB Canada
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School Spruce Grove, AB Canada
FEB 01, 2008 - FEB 09, 2008
Duncan Little Theater
Duncan, OK United States
Duncan Little Theater Duncan, OK United States
JAN 16, 2008 - JAN 24, 2008
Perth District Collegiate Institute
Perth, ON Canada
Perth District Collegiate Institute Perth, ON Canada
APR 20, 2007 - APR 21, 2007
The Spot/CWRU
Cleveland, OH United States
The Spot/CWRU Cleveland, OH United States
FEB 15, 2007 - FEB 18, 2007
Murphy High School
Murphy, NC United States
Murphy High School Murphy, NC United States
NOV 30, 2006 - DEC 14, 2006
California State University Northridge
Northridge, CA United States
California State University Northridge Northridge, CA United States
OCT 21, 2006 - OCT 28, 2006
Questionable Theatre Players
Auburn, CA United States
Questionable Theatre Players Auburn, CA United States
DEC 12, 2005 - DEC 13, 2005
Strand Union Theater
Bozeman, MT United States
Strand Union Theater Bozeman, MT United States
DEC 09, 2005 - DEC 10, 2005
Strand Union Theater
Bozeman, MT United States
Strand Union Theater Bozeman, MT United States
DEC 02, 2005 - DEC 02, 2005
Grafton High School Advanced Drama
Yorktown, VA United States
Grafton High School Advanced Drama Yorktown, VA United States
NOV 17, 2005 - NOV 18, 2005
Kelseyville High School Drama Class
Kelseyville, CA United States
Kelseyville High School Drama Class Kelseyville, CA United States
JUN 10, 2005 - JUN 10, 2005
Robert E Lee High School Theatre
Springfield, VA United States
Robert E Lee High School Theatre Springfield, VA United States
MAR 16, 2005 - MAR 18, 2005
Ohlone College
Fremont, CA United States
Ohlone College Fremont, CA United States
FEB 18, 2005 - FEB 26, 2005
Santa Paula High School Theater Team
Santa Paula, CA United States
Santa Paula High School Theater Team Santa Paula, CA United States
NOV 15, 2004 - NOV 15, 2004
Terry Sanford High School
Fayetteville, NC United States
Terry Sanford High School Fayetteville, NC United States
NOV 13, 2004 - NOV 13, 2004
Perth And District Collegiate Institute
Perth, ON Canada
Perth And District Collegiate Institute Perth, ON Canada
APR 28, 2004 - APR 30, 2004
Highwood High School
Strathmore, AB Canada
Highwood High School Strathmore, AB Canada
MAR 26, 2004 - MAR 27, 2004
North Decatur High School
Greensburg, IN United States
North Decatur High School Greensburg, IN United States
FEB 11, 2004 - FEB 14, 2004
Wilkes Community College
North Wilkesboro, NC United States
Wilkes Community College North Wilkesboro, NC United States
NOV 14, 2003 - NOV 14, 2003
Bergen County Academies
Hackensack, NJ United States
Bergen County Academies Hackensack, NJ United States
MAY 09, 2003 - MAY 17, 2003
Thurston High School
Springfield, OR United States
Thurston High School Springfield, OR United States
MAY 08, 2003 - MAY 09, 2003
Vacaville High School
Vacaville, CA United States
Vacaville High School Vacaville, CA United States
NOV 23, 2002 - NOV 24, 2002
Culver-Stockton College
Canton, MO United States
Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO United States
AUG 16, 2002 - AUG 23, 2002
Celebration Arts
Sacramento, CA United States
Celebration Arts Sacramento, CA United States
JUN 07, 2002 - JUN 09, 2002
Phoenix Players Inc
Canberra, ACT Australia
Phoenix Players Inc Canberra, ACT Australia
MAY 29, 2002 - MAY 29, 2002
Grafton High School
Yorktown, VA United States
Grafton High School Yorktown, VA United States
MAY 20, 2002 - MAY 20, 2002
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ United States
Rowan University Glassboro, NJ United States
MAY 05, 2002 - MAY 09, 2002
Collingwood School
West Vancouver, BC Canada
Collingwood School West Vancouver, BC Canada
MAY 01, 2002 - MAY 03, 2002
St Cloud State University
St Cloud, MN United States
St Cloud State University St Cloud, MN United States
APR 26, 2002 - APR 26, 2002
MGCCC-JD
Gulfport, MS United States
MGCCC-JD Gulfport, MS United States
APR 26, 2002 - APR 28, 2002
University College of the Cariboo
Kamloops, BC Canada
University College of the Cariboo Kamloops, BC Canada
APR 22, 2002 - APR 22, 2002
Florida International University
N. Miami Beach, FL United States
Florida International University N. Miami Beach, FL United States
APR 08, 2002 - APR 08, 2002
Yale College
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Yale College Wrexham, United Kingdom
MAR 27, 2002 - MAR 27, 2002
Sam Barlow High School
Gresham, OR United States
Sam Barlow High School Gresham, OR United States
MAR 21, 2002 - MAR 24, 2002
University College of the Cariboo
Kamloops, BC Canada
University College of the Cariboo Kamloops, BC Canada
MAR 20, 2002 - MAR 21, 2002
Red Sea Players
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Red Sea Players Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
MAR 15, 2002 - MAR 15, 2002
Stageworks
Moon Twp, PA United States
Stageworks Moon Twp, PA United States
MAR 01, 2002 - APR 01, 2002
Dirt Road Productions
Clovis, CA United States
Dirt Road Productions Clovis, CA United States
FEB 13, 2002 - FEB 13, 2002
UNO Drama dept.
New Orleans, LA United States
UNO Drama dept. New Orleans, LA United States
DEC 11, 2001 - DEC 11, 2001
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA United States
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA United States
NOV 23, 2001 - NOV 24, 2001
Texas A&M Kingsville
Kingsville, TX United States
Texas A&M Kingsville Kingsville, TX United States
NOV 23, 2001 - NOV 24, 2001
N/A
Kingsville, TX United States
N/A Kingsville, TX United States
MAY 25, 2001 - MAY 25, 2001
Ukiah High School
Ukiah, CA United States
Ukiah High School Ukiah, CA United States
FEB 11, 2001 - FEB 11, 2001
Richardson Magnet Theater Directing Class
Dallas, TX United States
Richardson Magnet Theater Directing Class Dallas, TX United States
DEC 01, 2000 - DEC 31, 2000
UGF Student
Conrad, MT United States
UGF Student Conrad, MT United States
SEP 30, 1998 - DEC 31, 1998
The Hudson Backstage Theater
Hollywood, CA United States
The Hudson Backstage Theater Hollywood, CA United States
JUL 01, 1998 - JUL 31, 1998
St. Monica's Church
Santa Monica, CA United States
St. Monica's Church Santa Monica, CA United States
APR 01, 1997 - APR 30, 1997
The Coronet Theater
Los Angeles, CA United States
The Coronet Theater Los Angeles, CA United States
MAY 05, 2021 - MAY 05, 2021
Central College
Pella, IA United States
Central College Pella, IA United States
No professional productions.

Awards (1)

Best Short Play, Kyneton's Festival of One Act Plays 2010