Good Business Sense

Good Business Sense
by Emmett Loverde

Productions (59)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 1 either (3 actors possible: 1-2 f, 1-2 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language and content
  • Set: A posh private dining room

Good Business Sense
by Emmett Loverde

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Productions (59)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 1 either (3 actors possible: 1-2 f, 1-2 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language and content
  • Set: A posh private dining room

Tonight, businessman Bartholomew Braniff is making the biggest boardroom presentation of his life: a proposal of marriage to the equally industrious Claudia. Everything is perfect -- the numbers have been crunched, the projections have been double-checked, and even the ring has been market-tested. But Claudia wants flowers and violins, not charts and graphs...

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Performance Fee $40
Standard Edition $8.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

Play Details

Tonight, businessman Bartholomew Braniff is making the biggest boardroom presentation of his life: a proposal of marriage to the equally industrious Claudia. Everything is perfect -- the numbers have been crunched, the projections have been double-checked, and even the ring has been market-tested. But Claudia wants flowers and violins, not charts and graphs...

  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 1 either (3 actors possible: 1-2 f, 1-2 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language and content
  • Set: A posh private dining room

Published Reviews

"A script charged with wit and humor!"

Pepperdine Graphic

"An enjoyable bit of nonsense!"

L.A. Weekly

"Loverde shows keen insight into the subtleties of interpersonal relationships, evidenced in the tight dialogue."

Brent Hopkins, Daily Bruin (UCLA)

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JUN 25, 2017 - JUN 25, 2017
BPRG
Barrington, IL United States
BPRG Barrington, IL United States
OCT 20, 2016 - NOV 05, 2016
Jay M Robinson High School
Concord, NC United States
Jay M Robinson High School Concord, NC United States
APR 16, 2015 - APR 16, 2015
Parkway Central High Theatre Dept.
Chesterfield, MO United States
Parkway Central High Theatre Dept. Chesterfield, MO United States
MAR 22, 2014 - MAR 23, 2014
N/A
Droitwich, United Kingdom
N/A Droitwich, United Kingdom
NOV 22, 2013 - NOV 24, 2013
Bryant University, Bryant Players
Smithfield, RI United States
Bryant University, Bryant Players Smithfield, RI United States
OCT 10, 2013 - OCT 13, 2013
John Carroll University
University Heights, OH United States
John Carroll University University Heights, OH United States
OCT 01, 2013 - OCT 11, 2013
First Presbyterian Day School
Macon, GA United States
First Presbyterian Day School Macon, GA United States
APR 10, 2013 - APR 12, 2013
Edgewood High School
Ellettsville, IN United States
Edgewood High School Ellettsville, IN United States
FEB 13, 2013 - FEB 13, 2013
Kent-Meridian High School
Kent, WA United States
Kent-Meridian High School Kent, WA United States
DEC 07, 2012 - DEC 07, 2012
Christian High School
O'Fallon, MO United States
Christian High School O'Fallon, MO United States
JUN 29, 2012 - JUL 14, 2012
Sunnybank Theatre Group Inc.
Sunnybank, QLD Australia
Sunnybank Theatre Group Inc. Sunnybank, QLD Australia
APR 26, 2012 - APR 27, 2012
Parkway South High School
Manchester, MO United States
Parkway South High School Manchester, MO United States
FEB 29, 2012 - MAR 01, 2012
Hotchkiss High School
Hotchkiss, CO United States
Hotchkiss High School Hotchkiss, CO United States
JAN 14, 2012 - JAN 16, 2012
Port Tobacco Players
Lexington Park, MD United States
Port Tobacco Players Lexington Park, MD United States
MAY 11, 2011 - MAY 11, 2011
Northern Burlington County Regional High School
Columbus, NJ United States
Northern Burlington County Regional High School Columbus, NJ United States
APR 15, 2010 - APR 15, 2010
Parkway Central High Theatre
Chesterfield, MO United States
Parkway Central High Theatre Chesterfield, MO United States
APR 08, 2010 - APR 08, 2010
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV United States
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV United States
OCT 22, 2009 - NOV 07, 2009
Cox Mill High School
Concord, NC United States
Cox Mill High School Concord, NC United States
OCT 17, 2009 - OCT 17, 2009
Standing Room Only
Denver, CO United States
Standing Room Only Denver, CO United States
JAN 08, 2009 - JAN 08, 2009
Richardson High School Theatre
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Theatre Richardson, TX United States
DEC 13, 2008 - DEC 14, 2008
Culver-Stockton College
Canton, MO United States
Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO United States
MAR 20, 2008 - MAR 20, 2008
Princess Anne High School, VBSchools
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Princess Anne High School, VBSchools Virginia Beach, VA United States
AUG 16, 2007 - AUG 26, 2007
Lake Region Community Theatre, Inc.
Starke, FL United States
Lake Region Community Theatre, Inc. Starke, FL United States
APR 17, 2007 - APR 17, 2007
Oak Park High School
Kansas City, MO United States
Oak Park High School Kansas City, MO United States
DEC 07, 2006 - DEC 08, 2006
West Charlotte High School
Charlotte, NC United States
West Charlotte High School Charlotte, NC United States
NOV 03, 2006 - NOV 03, 2006
North Central High School
Manly, IA United States
North Central High School Manly, IA United States
NOV 01, 2006 - NOV 21, 2006
Samford Valley Theatre Group
Samford, Australia
Samford Valley Theatre Group Samford, Australia
JAN 21, 2006 - FEB 15, 2006
Dubuque Senior High School
Dubuqe, IA United States
Dubuque Senior High School Dubuqe, IA United States
MAY 01, 2005 - MAY 07, 2005
Richardson High School
Richardson, TX United States
Richardson High School Richardson, TX United States
APR 29, 2005 - APR 30, 2005
Rose-Hulman Institute Of Technology
Terre Haute, IN United States
Rose-Hulman Institute Of Technology Terre Haute, IN United States
APR 29, 2005 - APR 30, 2005
Goddard High School
Goddard, KS United States
Goddard High School Goddard, KS United States
APR 13, 2005 - APR 14, 2005
Parkway South High
Manchester, MO United States
Parkway South High Manchester, MO United States
MAR 17, 2005 - MAR 17, 2005
Princess Anne High School, VBSchools
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Princess Anne High School, VBSchools Virginia Beach, VA United States
FEB 07, 2005 - FEB 07, 2005
The Rock Of Roseville
Roseville, CA United States
The Rock Of Roseville Roseville, CA United States
FEB 02, 2005 - FEB 02, 2005
Holy Names Academy
Seattle, WA United States
Holy Names Academy Seattle, WA United States
APR 30, 2004 - MAY 01, 2004
Trinity Bible College
Ellendale, ND United States
Trinity Bible College Ellendale, ND United States
APR 16, 2004 - APR 16, 2004
White Station High School
Memphis, TN United States
White Station High School Memphis, TN United States
MAR 19, 2004 - MAR 19, 2004
White Station High
Memphis, TN United States
White Station High Memphis, TN United States
MAR 12, 2004 - MAR 14, 2004
St. Columban's Church
Chillicothe, MO United States
St. Columban's Church Chillicothe, MO United States
DEC 12, 2003 - DEC 12, 2003
Thomas A Edison High School
Alexandria, VA United States
Thomas A Edison High School Alexandria, VA United States
OCT 09, 2003 - OCT 11, 2003
Boyd Anderson High School
Lauderdale Lakes, FL United States
Boyd Anderson High School Lauderdale Lakes, FL United States
JUL 19, 2003 - JUL 19, 2003
Barrington Play Readers Group
Barrington Hills, IL United States
Barrington Play Readers Group Barrington Hills, IL United States
DEC 06, 2002 - DEC 07, 2002
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jeff Davis Campus
Gulfport, MS United States
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jeff Davis Campus Gulfport, MS United States
NOV 23, 2002 - NOV 24, 2002
Culver-Stockton College
Canton, MO United States
Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO United States
MAY 25, 2002 - MAY 31, 2002
Paperbag Players
Yorkton, SK Canada
Paperbag Players Yorkton, SK Canada
MAY 25, 2002 - MAY 25, 2002
Mercy High School Drama Department
Farmington Hills, MI United States
Mercy High School Drama Department Farmington Hills, MI United States
MAY 20, 2002 - MAY 20, 2002
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ United States
Rowan University Glassboro, NJ United States
MAY 18, 2002 - MAY 18, 2002
Cinco Ranch Theatre
Katy, TX United States
Cinco Ranch Theatre Katy, TX United States
MAY 17, 2002 - MAY 17, 2002
Twinsburg High School Drama Club
Twinsburg, OH United States
Twinsburg High School Drama Club Twinsburg, OH United States
APR 12, 2002 - APR 13, 2002
Ukiah High School Drama Department
Ukiah, CA United States
Ukiah High School Drama Department Ukiah, CA United States
APR 08, 2002 - APR 08, 2002
Yale College
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Yale College Wrexham, United Kingdom
MAR 20, 2002 - MAR 21, 2002
Red Sea Players
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Red Sea Players Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
FEB 08, 2002 - FEB 10, 2002
E-52 Student Theatre
Newark, DE United States
E-52 Student Theatre Newark, DE United States
FEB 06, 2002 - FEB 09, 2002
Lamar High School
Houston, TX United States
Lamar High School Houston, TX United States
FEB 02, 2002 - FEB 02, 2002
Manson Northwest Webster High School
Ft Dodge, IA United States
Manson Northwest Webster High School Ft Dodge, IA United States
JAN 28, 2002 - JAN 28, 2002
Maple Grove Sr
Maple Grove, MN United States
Maple Grove Sr Maple Grove, MN United States
JAN 19, 2002 - JAN 19, 2002
Manson Northwest Webster High School
Ft Dodge, IA United States
Manson Northwest Webster High School Ft Dodge, IA United States
NOV 15, 2001 - NOV 17, 2001
TJHSST Theatre
Alexandria, VA United States
TJHSST Theatre Alexandria, VA United States
APR 25, 2001 - APR 25, 2001
Parkway Central
Chesterfield, MO United States
Parkway Central Chesterfield, MO United States
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Barrington, IL United States
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Awards (1)

Selection for the Annual Festival of One-Acts, Ritz Theater Company of New Jersey, 1998