Finger Foods: An Evening of Short Plays

Finger Foods: An Evening of Short Plays by Nina Shengold

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Productions (12)
Comedy/Drama
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100 - 120 minutes
5 f, 3 m (8-45 actors possible: 4-22 f, 4-24 m)
Content Notes: Adult language
Set: Minimal.

These seven short comedies and dramas provide a lightly surreal romp for actors, who play everything from ex-boyfriends in a police lineup (Forty to Life), to abandoned suitcases (Emotional Baggage), to four women of uncommon zen wisdom (Lives of the Great Waitresses). Together these pieces serve up a satisfying assortment of life experiences that are sometimes mysterious, sometimes hilarious, and always surprising. Read More

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Play Details

These seven short comedies and dramas provide a lightly surreal romp for actors, who play everything from ex-boyfriends in a police lineup (Forty to Life), to abandoned suitcases (Emotional Baggage), to four women of uncommon zen wisdom (Lives of the Great Waitresses). Together these pieces serve up a satisfying assortment of life experiences that are sometimes mysterious, sometimes hilarious, and always surprising.

To purchase this book of 7 plays, click "Order this play" above. To perform an individual play, click on its title below:

  • Forty to Life
  • Lives of the Great Waitresses
  • Lush Life
  • Emotional Baggage
  • Finger Food
  • No Shoulder
  • Everything Must Go

    • Comedy/Drama
    • |
    • 100 - 120 minutes
    • 5 f, 3 m (8-45 actors possible: 4-22 f, 4-24 m)
    • Content Notes: Adult language
    • Set: Minimal.
    • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-257-4
  • Published Reviews

    On Lives of the Great Waitresses: "Honest, poignant and insightful... Sweet and satisfying as pie a la mode with a cuppa joe."

    Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier

    Production History

    MAY 18, 2018 - MAY 20, 2018
    Hampshire Regional High School
    Westhampton, MA United States
    Hampshire Regional High School Westhampton, MA United States
    MAR 23, 2018 - MAR 25, 2018
    The Hexagon Players
    Crawford Bay, BC Canada
    The Hexagon Players Crawford Bay, BC Canada
    MAY 12, 2017 - MAY 21, 2017
    Antic, Inc.
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH United States
    Antic, Inc. Cuyahoga Falls, OH United States
    FEB 10, 2017 - FEB 12, 2017
    Hastings High School
    Hastings, MN United States
    Hastings High School Hastings, MN United States
    NOV 15, 2016 - NOV 15, 2016
    Bakersfield High School
    Bakersfield, CA United States
    Bakersfield High School Bakersfield, CA United States
    JAN 18, 2014 - JAN 18, 2014
    Actor's Playhouse
    Vicksburg, MS United States
    Actor's Playhouse Vicksburg, MS United States
    FEB 18, 2010 - FEB 28, 2010
    Bellingham Theatre Guild
    Bellingham, WA United States
    Bellingham Theatre Guild Bellingham, WA United States
    FEB 16, 2010 - FEB 17, 2010
    Bellingham Theatre Guild
    Bellingham, WA United States
    Bellingham Theatre Guild Bellingham, WA United States
    DEC 19, 2008 - DEC 19, 2008
    Mt. Assisi Academy
    Palos Park, IL United States
    Mt. Assisi Academy Palos Park, IL United States
    APR 10, 2008 - APR 13, 2008
    Cedar Crest College
    Allentown, PA United States
    Cedar Crest College Allentown, PA United States
    NOV 09, 2007 - NOV 11, 2007
    Freedom High School
    Morganton, NC United States
    Freedom High School Morganton, NC United States
    JUN 05, 2004 - JUN 05, 2004
    Actors & Writers (staged reading)
    Olivebridge, NY United States
    Actors & Writers (staged reading) Olivebridge, NY United States
    No upcoming productions.
    No professional productions.

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