I Didn't Know You Could Cook (one-act version)

I Didn't Know You Could Cook (one-act version)
by Rich Orloff

Productions (30)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content
  • Set: A dining table

I Didn't Know You Could Cook (one-act version)
by Rich Orloff

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Productions (30)
  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content
  • Set: A dining table

A paraplegic school teacher in his twenties gets an odd ultimatum when he discusses his sexuality with his conservative older brother. (A ten-minute version of this play is also available.) Read More

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $40
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called Incredible Sex.
Standard Edition $9.99
Standard Manager Edition $18.99

*The per performance fee begins at $40. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

A paraplegic school teacher in his twenties gets an odd ultimatum when he discusses his sexuality with his conservative older brother. (A ten-minute version of this play is also available.)

(This play can also be performed as part of the full-length collection Incredible Sex.)

  • Comedy
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 2 m
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content
  • Set: A dining table

Published Reviews

"Humorous and sensitive. Threaded through the snappy dialogue there is poignancy."

The Martha's Vineyard Times

"A gentle comedy that ends up being gently moving."

The Other Paper (Columbus)

"Rich Orloff's script stays thoughtful but emotionally charged."

OffOffOnline

"A touching short work."

Columbus Suburban News

Production History

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Location
MAY 30, 2018 - MAY 31, 2018
Bard High School Early College
Long Island City, NY United States
Bard High School Early College Long Island City, NY United States
APR 22, 2017 - APR 22, 2017
College Of Charleston
Charleston, SC United States
College Of Charleston Charleston, SC United States
NOV 22, 2014 - NOV 22, 2014
Handstitched theatre
Oakham, United Kingdom
Handstitched theatre Oakham, United Kingdom
FEB 07, 2013 - FEB 09, 2013
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA United States
Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA United States
MAY 03, 2012 - MAY 05, 2012
East Chapel Hill High School Theater
Chapel Hill, NC United States
East Chapel Hill High School Theater Chapel Hill, NC United States
APR 11, 2012 - APR 14, 2012
Flagler College
Saint Augustine, FL United States
Flagler College Saint Augustine, FL United States
NOV 01, 2010 - NOV 13, 2010
Pace Academy
Atlanta, GA United States
Pace Academy Atlanta, GA United States
MAR 08, 2010 - MAR 08, 2010
University Of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA United States
University Of California, Riverside Riverside, CA United States
APR 16, 2009 - APR 18, 2009
Flagler College Theatre Arts
St. Augustine, FL United States
Flagler College Theatre Arts St. Augustine, FL United States
MAY 08, 2008 - MAY 09, 2008
State Fair Community College
Sedalia, MO United States
State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO United States
MAY 02, 2008 - MAY 02, 2008
Pegasus Theatre
Edmond, OK United States
Pegasus Theatre Edmond, OK United States
MAY 01, 2008 - MAY 03, 2008
East Chapel Hill Mainstage
Chapel Hill, NC United States
East Chapel Hill Mainstage Chapel Hill, NC United States
APR 29, 2008 - APR 29, 2008
New Trier High School
Winnetka, IL United States
New Trier High School Winnetka, IL United States
APR 27, 2008 - APR 27, 2008
Russell Theatre
Spokane, WA United States
Russell Theatre Spokane, WA United States
APR 02, 2008 - APR 02, 2008
University Of Wyoming Theatre And Dance
Laramie, WY United States
University Of Wyoming Theatre And Dance Laramie, WY United States
APR 12, 2006 - APR 15, 2006
C/O Flagler Theatre Department
St Augustine, FL United States
C/O Flagler Theatre Department St Augustine, FL United States
MAR 17, 2006 - MAR 18, 2006
Central Missouri State University
Warrensburg, MO United States
Central Missouri State University Warrensburg, MO United States
OCT 04, 2005 - OCT 05, 2005
Theatre Studies
Dunedin, New Zealand
Theatre Studies Dunedin, New Zealand
MAY 02, 2005 - MAY 02, 2005
Central College
Pella, IA United States
Central College Pella, IA United States
MAR 31, 2005 - APR 07, 2005
JIB Productions & Westport Arts Center
Westport, CT United States
JIB Productions & Westport Arts Center Westport, CT United States
JAN 01, 2004 - DEC 31, 2004
North Seattle Community College
Seattle, WA United States
North Seattle Community College Seattle, WA United States
JAN 01, 2003 - DEC 31, 2003
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS United States
Kansas State University Manhattan, KS United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA United States
Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA United States
JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Shadowbox Cabaret
Columbus, OH United States
Shadowbox Cabaret Columbus, OH United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Silver Springs Stage
Silver Springs, MD United States
Silver Springs Stage Silver Springs, MD United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Action Theater
, Singapore
Action Theater , Singapore
JAN 01, 1999 - DEC 31, 1999
Vineyard Playhouse
Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
Vineyard Playhouse Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
JAN 01, 1998 - DEC 31, 1998
Theaterwetenschap
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Theaterwetenschap Amsterdam, The Netherlands
JAN 01, 1997 - DEC 31, 1997
The Sackett Group
Brooklyn, NY United States
The Sackett Group Brooklyn, NY United States
JAN 01, 1993 - DEC 31, 1993
Carousel Theatre Company
New York, NY United States
Carousel Theatre Company New York, NY United States
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Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
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JAN 01, 2002 - DEC 31, 2002
Shadowbox Cabaret
Columbus, OH United States
Shadowbox Cabaret Columbus, OH United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Silver Springs Stage
Silver Springs, MD United States
Silver Springs Stage Silver Springs, MD United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Action Theater
, Singapore
Action Theater , Singapore
JAN 01, 1999 - DEC 31, 1999
Vineyard Playhouse
Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
Vineyard Playhouse Martha's Vineyard, MA United States
JAN 01, 1998 - DEC 31, 1998
Theaterwetenschap
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Theaterwetenschap Amsterdam, The Netherlands
JAN 01, 1997 - DEC 31, 1997
The Sackett Group
Brooklyn, NY United States
The Sackett Group Brooklyn, NY United States
JAN 01, 1993 - DEC 31, 1993
Carousel Theatre Company
New York, NY United States
Carousel Theatre Company New York, NY United States

Awards (1)

Commissioned by the National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped