Bedlam Moon

Bedlam Moon by Ed Shockley

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Productions (27)
Comedy
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20 - 30 minutes
2 W, 1 M, 
Content Notes: Mild adult content
Set: Cheaply furnished bachelor pad dining room: table, two chairs, front door, radio, telephone, stereo

New Year's Eve, 1980, the Bronx. Larry, a struggling young writer, awaits the arrival of his hot date, with Marvin Gaye playing suggestively on the stereo: Cheap wine wrapped in a towel (it has bubbles, she'll never know it's not champagne). Doorbell. Showtime! Surprise -- at the door is Larry's ex-girlfriend Kuumba, who has come in classic ex fashion to muscle her way back into his life, through a complex series of innocent-looking machinations.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $55
Standard Edition $10.99
Stage Manager Edition $24.99

*The per performance fee begins at $55. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

New Year's Eve, 1980, the Bronx. Larry, a struggling young writer, awaits the arrival of his hot date, with Marvin Gaye playing suggestively on the stereo: Cheap wine wrapped in a towel (it has bubbles, she'll never know it's not champagne). Doorbell. Showtime! Surprise -- at the door is Larry's ex-girlfriend Kuumba, who has come in classic ex fashion to muscle her way back into his life, through a complex series of innocent-looking machinations.

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 20 - 30 minutes
  • 2 W, 1 M, 
  • Content Notes: Mild adult content
  • Set: Cheaply furnished bachelor pad dining room: table, two chairs, front door, radio, telephone, stereo

Published Reviews

"Hilariously spicy and full of great one-liners."

Joe Blake, Philadelphia Daily News

"I am a best-selling author and Grammy Award-winning songwriter, yet Ed Shockley writes the book and lyrics for my musicals. That says it all."

James McBride, author of The Color of Water

Production History

DEC 04, 2022 - DEC 06, 2022
University of Lynchburg Theatre
Lynchburg, VA United States
University of Lynchburg Theatre Lynchburg, VA United States
DEC 03, 2015 - DEC 04, 2015
Lynchburg College Theatre
Lynchburg, VA United States
Lynchburg College Theatre Lynchburg, VA United States
JUN 04, 2015 - JUN 04, 2015
Holy Trinity Academy
Okotoks, AB Canada
Holy Trinity Academy Okotoks, AB Canada
MAY 09, 2013 - MAY 12, 2013
New Smyrna Beach High School
New Smyrna Beach, FL United States
New Smyrna Beach High School New Smyrna Beach, FL United States
FEB 14, 2013 - FEB 14, 2013
Westlake High School
Atlanta, GA United States
Westlake High School Atlanta, GA United States
MAY 09, 2012 - MAY 09, 2012
Northern Burlington County Regional High School
Columbus, NJ United States
Northern Burlington County Regional High School Columbus, NJ United States
APR 29, 2012 - APR 30, 2012
Lynchburg College Theatre
Lynchburg, VA United States
Lynchburg College Theatre Lynchburg, VA United States
MAY 07, 2009 - MAY 10, 2009
New Smyrna Beach High School
New Smyrna Beach, FL United States
New Smyrna Beach High School New Smyrna Beach, FL United States
MAR 15, 2009 - MAR 15, 2009
Richardson High School Theatre Arts Magnet
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Theatre Arts Magnet Richardson, TX United States
FEB 26, 2009 - FEB 26, 2009
Richardson High School Theatre
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Theatre Richardson, TX United States
MAY 09, 2008 - MAY 09, 2008
Northern Burlington County Regional High School
Columbus, NJ United States
Northern Burlington County Regional High School Columbus, NJ United States
DEC 05, 2007 - DEC 05, 2007
Lynchburg College
Lynchburg, VA United States
Lynchburg College Lynchburg, VA United States
APR 01, 2007 - APR 01, 2007
Seton Hill University Theatre
Greensburg, PA United States
Seton Hill University Theatre Greensburg, PA United States
NOV 29, 2006 - DEC 02, 2006
Flagler College
St Augustine, FL United States
Flagler College St Augustine, FL United States
SEP 01, 2006 - OCT 01, 2006
Richardson High School
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Richardson, TX United States
MAY 11, 2006 - MAY 12, 2006
Rider High School
Wichita Falls, TX United States
Rider High School Wichita Falls, TX United States
FEB 23, 2006 - MAR 04, 2006
Thurston High School
Springfield, OR United States
Thurston High School Springfield, OR United States
JAN 10, 2006 - JAN 15, 2006
Perth And District Collegiate Institute
Perth, ON Canada
Perth And District Collegiate Institute Perth, ON Canada
OCT 23, 2005 - OCT 23, 2005
Kamiak High
Mukilteo, WA United States
Kamiak High Mukilteo, WA United States
MAY 01, 2005 - MAY 07, 2005
Richardson High School
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Richardson, TX United States
APR 13, 2005 - APR 15, 2005
Parkway South High School
Manchester, MO United States
Parkway South High School Manchester, MO United States
OCT 22, 2004 - OCT 23, 2004
Boone Grove High School Drama Club
Valparaiso, IN United States
Boone Grove High School Drama Club Valparaiso, IN United States
NOV 20, 2003 - NOV 21, 2003
Central High School Drama Society
Philadelphia, PA United States
Central High School Drama Society Philadelphia, PA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
WBAI Radio
New York, NY United States
WBAI Radio New York, NY United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Bush School
Seattle, WA United States
Bush School Seattle, WA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA United States
Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA United States
JAN 01, 1970 - JAN 01, 1970
Theatre Center Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA United States
Theatre Center Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA United States
DEC 04, 2022 - DEC 06, 2022
University of Lynchburg Theatre
Lynchburg, VA United States
University of Lynchburg Theatre Lynchburg, VA United States
No professional productions.