Crossed Wires

Crossed Wires or Observations at the Forefront of the Communications Revolution, or a Butterfly in Asia by Jesse Kellerman

(2)
Productions (14)
Comedy
|
10 - 12 minutes
1 W, 3 M, 
Content Notes: Some mild adult language
Set: The right half of the stage is a living room. The left half of the stage is a very white room, empty except for a single wooden post with a large switch that can go up or down.

An elderly man just wants a glass of club soda. Why do his lights keep turning on and off? Why is his wife suddenly speaking Italian? Why is HE suddenly speaking Italian? This play--about the unexpected results of an experiment gone awry--is a rapid-fire and hilarious comment on the scientific method. (Really, it is.) Read More

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $40
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called 3m1w.
Standard Edition $12.99
Standard Manager Edition $24.99

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

Play Details

An elderly man just wants a glass of club soda. Why do his lights keep turning on and off? Why is his wife suddenly speaking Italian? Why is HE suddenly speaking Italian? This play--about the unexpected results of an experiment gone awry--is a rapid-fire and hilarious comment on the scientific method. (Really, it is.)

(This play can also be performed as part of the full-length play 3m1w.)

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 10 - 12 minutes
  • 1 W, 3 M, 
  • Content Notes: Some mild adult language
  • Set: The right half of the stage is a living room. The left half of the stage is a very white room, empty except for a single wooden post with a large switch that can go up or down.

Production History

JAN 24, 2020 - JAN 25, 2020
Indian Prairie School District 204
Naperville,, IL United States
Indian Prairie School District 204 Naperville,, IL United States
APR 23, 2017 - APR 23, 2017
Victoria School Of The Arts
Edmonton, AB Canada
Victoria School Of The Arts Edmonton, AB Canada
APR 26, 2016 - APR 26, 2016
Westlake High School
Austin, TX United States
Westlake High School Austin, TX United States
MAY 16, 2014 - MAY 16, 2014
Centaurus High School
Lafayette, CO United States
Centaurus High School Lafayette, CO United States
FEB 07, 2013 - FEB 09, 2013
Manchester High School
Midlothian, VA United States
Manchester High School Midlothian, VA United States
NOV 07, 2012 - NOV 07, 2012
Fresno Christian Schools
Fresno, CA United States
Fresno Christian Schools Fresno, CA United States
MAY 15, 2009 - MAY 16, 2009
Central High School Drama
Woodstock, VA United States
Central High School Drama Woodstock, VA United States
APR 16, 2009 - APR 17, 2009
Parkway South High School
Manchester, MO United States
Parkway South High School Manchester, MO United States
MAY 18, 2007 - MAY 18, 2007
Centaurus High School Auditorium
Lafayette, CO United States
Centaurus High School Auditorium Lafayette, CO United States
MAY 04, 2007 - MAY 04, 2007
Crown Point High School
Crown Point, IN United States
Crown Point High School Crown Point, IN United States
MAY 03, 2007 - MAY 04, 2007
Ocean Lakes High School
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Ocean Lakes High School Virginia Beach, VA United States
MAR 28, 2007 - MAR 31, 2007
Strake Jesuit
Houston, TX United States
Strake Jesuit Houston, TX United States
JAN 01, 2001 - DEC 31, 2001
Underbelly Theater, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Underbelly Theater, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Edinburgh, United Kingdom
MAY 11, 2000 - MAY 14, 2000
Harvard College, Adams House Pool Theater
Cambridge, MA United States
Harvard College, Adams House Pool Theater Cambridge, MA United States
No upcoming productions.
No professional productions.

Awards (3)

Showstoppers (2001)

Critic's Choice, The Scotmsan (2001)

Pick of the Fringe (2001)