The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune

The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune
by Robert Schenkkan

Productions (6)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 5 f, 13 m (18-30 actors possible: 4-10 f, 13-20 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Suggestions of a film stage in Hollywood, a small office, and backstage at a beach pageant.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-329-8

The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune
by Robert Schenkkan

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Productions (6)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 5 f, 13 m (18-30 actors possible: 4-10 f, 13-20 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Suggestions of a film stage in Hollywood, a small office, and backstage at a beach pageant.

Hollywood, 1929. Sly-as-a-fox talent agent Manny Weisenberg has got a problem. Several. His biggest client, Bob "Whiplash" McCord -- a British classical actor trapped playing a silent cowboy hero -- wants out of his contract. Manny's girlfriend Cherie, an aspiring actress, wants out of LA. And local gangster Joey Bananas wants to break Manny's legs for default of certain debts. Manny's solution is to create the greatest seaside pageant ever seen: "The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune." A screwball comedy a la Kaufman and Hart, set against the backdrop of early Hollywood and classic LA political corruption.

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Play Details

Hollywood, 1929. Sly-as-a-fox talent agent Manny Weisenberg has got a problem. Several. His biggest client, Bob "Whiplash" McCord -- a British classical actor trapped playing a silent cowboy hero -- wants out of his contract. Manny's girlfriend Cherie, an aspiring actress, wants out of LA. And local gangster Joey Bananas wants to break Manny's legs for default of certain debts. Manny's solution is to create the greatest seaside pageant ever seen: "The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune." A screwball comedy a la Kaufman and Hart, set against the backdrop of early Hollywood and classic LA political corruption.

  • Comedy
  • 110 - 130 minutes
  • 5 f, 13 m (18-30 actors possible: 4-10 f, 13-20 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Suggestions of a film stage in Hollywood, a small office, and backstage at a beach pageant.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-329-8

Published Reviews

"[The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune] mixes Jersey mobsters with beauty pageant glamour for laughs galore."

The Washington Post

Production History

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NOV 10, 2016 - NOV 19, 2016
Timberline High School
Lacey, WA United States
Timberline High School Lacey, WA United States
DEC 02, 2011 - DEC 10, 2011
Wakefield High School
Arlington, VA United States
Wakefield High School Arlington, VA United States
NOV 13, 2008 - NOV 15, 2008
Highlands Academy Of Arts And Design
North Highlands, CA United States
Highlands Academy Of Arts And Design North Highlands, CA United States
APR 25, 2008 - MAY 04, 2008
American River College Theatre
Sacramento, CA United States
American River College Theatre Sacramento, CA United States
NOV 02, 2006 - NOV 11, 2006
University Of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA United States
University Of California, Irvine Irvine, CA United States
NOV 19, 2005 - DEC 04, 2005
University Of Texas At Austin
Austin, TX United States
University Of Texas At Austin Austin, TX United States
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Awards (1)

Commissioned by the Pioneer Theatre Company and the 2002 Cultural Olympiad for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games of Salt Lake City, Utah