Nothing Serious
by Rich Orloff

Productions (82)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 115 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m, 2 either (7-34 actors possible: 2-31 f, 3-32 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Unit set.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-136-2

Nothing Serious
by Rich Orloff

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Productions (82)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 115 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m, 2 either (7-34 actors possible: 2-31 f, 3-32 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language
  • Set: Unit set.

Nothing Serious is a collection of Rich Orloff's 10 most popular and acclaimed 10-minute comedies, including two affectionate dissections of Theatre Itself (Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson and Oh My God, It's Another Play). From Antarctica and Disneyland to the Garden of Eden and inside the womb, Orloff creates theatrical worlds that are both imaginative and hilarious. Read More

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Nothing Serious is a collection of Rich Orloff's 10 most popular and acclaimed 10-minute comedies, including two affectionate dissections of Theatre Itself (Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson and Oh My God, It's Another Play). From Antarctica and Disneyland to the Garden of Eden and inside the womb, Orloff creates theatrical worlds that are both imaginative and hilarious.

To purchase this book of 10 plays, click "Order this play" above. To perform an individual play, click on its title below:

  • Playwriting 101: The Rooftop Lesson
  • Eve and Adam: The Untold Story
  • Bride and Gloom
  • Bladder Control
  • Off the Map
  • Can This Marriage Be Saved?
  • Matterhorn
  • Last-Minute Adjustments
  • Nice Tie
  • Oh My God, It's Another Play!

    • Comedy
    • 90 - 115 minutes
    • 2 f, 3 m, 2 either (7-34 actors possible: 2-31 f, 3-32 m)
    • Content Notes: Adult language
    • Set: Unit set.
    • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-136-2
  • Published Reviews

    "Genuine fun that can't help being contagious."

    The Honolulu Advertiser

    "A lot of laughs. Orloff's skits are quick, clever, funny and touching."

    Rochester Post-Bulletin

    "A lot of laughs. Rich Orloff's skits are quick, clever, funny and touching."

    Rochester Post-Bulletin (Minnesota)

    Production History

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    AUG 05, 2017 - AUG 05, 2017
    Addison Trail High School
    Addison, IL United States
    Addison Trail High School Addison, IL United States
    APR 20, 2017 - APR 21, 2017
    Derby USD 260
    Derby, KS United States
    Derby USD 260 Derby, KS United States
    FEB 27, 2017 - FEB 27, 2017
    Stanley Community Library
    Stanley, ID United States
    Stanley Community Library Stanley, ID United States
    DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 02, 2016
    Fashion Institute Of Technology
    New York, NY United States
    Fashion Institute Of Technology New York, NY United States
    NOV 30, 2016 - NOV 30, 2016
    Jacksonville State University
    Jacksonville, AL United States
    Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, AL United States
    NOV 18, 2016 - NOV 19, 2016
    Crawfordsville High School
    Crawfordsville, IN United States
    Crawfordsville High School Crawfordsville, IN United States
    NOV 03, 2016 - NOV 06, 2016
    Alphanyc Theater Company
    New York, NY United States
    Alphanyc Theater Company New York, NY United States
    MAY 01, 2016 - JUN 01, 2016
    Estevan Comprehensive School
    Estevan, SK Canada
    Estevan Comprehensive School Estevan, SK Canada
    APR 23, 2016 - APR 23, 2016
    PEACE Productions
    Strasbourg, France
    PEACE Productions Strasbourg, France
    APR 22, 2016 - APR 22, 2016
    ARTUS
    Strasbourg, France
    ARTUS Strasbourg, France
    APR 01, 2016 - MAY 30, 2016
    Summer Theatre
    Brunswick East, VIC Australia
    Summer Theatre Brunswick East, VIC Australia
    MAR 11, 2016 - MAR 27, 2016
    Tillamook Association For The Performing Arts
    Tillamook, OR United States
    Tillamook Association For The Performing Arts Tillamook, OR United States
    DEC 19, 2015 - DEC 19, 2015
    Big Sky Community Theatre
    Gallatin Gateway, MT United States
    Big Sky Community Theatre Gallatin Gateway, MT United States
    NOV 12, 2015 - NOV 15, 2015
    N/A
    Gainesville, GA United States
    N/A Gainesville, GA United States
    OCT 16, 2015 - OCT 18, 2015
    Eastern Florida State College
    Cocoa, FL United States
    Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL United States
    APR 29, 2015 - MAY 02, 2015
    Strake Jesuit College Prep
    Houston, TX United States
    Strake Jesuit College Prep Houston, TX United States
    MAR 26, 2015 - MAR 29, 2015
    Alphanyc Theater Company
    New York, NY United States
    Alphanyc Theater Company New York, NY United States
    FEB 06, 2015 - FEB 22, 2015
    Allen's Community Theatre
    Allen, TX United States
    Allen's Community Theatre Allen, TX United States
    JAN 10, 2015 - JAN 10, 2015
    Harrison School for the Arts
    Lakeland, FL United States
    Harrison School for the Arts Lakeland, FL United States
    NOV 03, 2014 - NOV 03, 2014
    Terrell Academy
    Americus, GA United States
    Terrell Academy Americus, GA United States
    SEP 19, 2014 - SEP 20, 2014
    Roger Williams University Theatre
    Bristol, RI United States
    Roger Williams University Theatre Bristol, RI United States
    SEP 14, 2014 - SEP 14, 2014
    Black Box Thespians
    Merrick, NY United States
    Black Box Thespians Merrick, NY United States
    JUL 18, 2014 - JUL 27, 2014
    NA
    Winnipeg, MB Canada
    NA Winnipeg, MB Canada
    MAY 16, 2014 - MAY 16, 2014
    Maplewood Richmond Heights MS Theatre
    Maplewood , MO United States
    Maplewood Richmond Heights MS Theatre Maplewood , MO United States
    MAY 09, 2014 - MAY 10, 2014
    Greendale High School Theatre
    Greendale, WI United States
    Greendale High School Theatre Greendale, WI United States
    MAY 01, 2014 - MAY 02, 2014
    Bethel High School
    Hampton, VA United States
    Bethel High School Hampton, VA United States
    APR 04, 2014 - APR 05, 2014
    New Hampshire Institute of Art
    Manchester, NH United States
    New Hampshire Institute of Art Manchester, NH United States
    SEP 24, 2013 - SEP 26, 2013
    Project Rushmore Theatre Company
    New York, NY United States
    Project Rushmore Theatre Company New York, NY United States
    MAY 17, 2013 - MAY 18, 2013
    Lincoln School
    Providence, RI United States
    Lincoln School Providence, RI United States
    APR 19, 2013 - APR 20, 2013
    El Diamante High School
    Visalia, CA United States
    El Diamante High School Visalia, CA United States
    MAR 19, 2013 - MAR 24, 2013
    The AlphaNYC Theater Company
    New York, NY United States
    The AlphaNYC Theater Company New York, NY United States
    MAR 15, 2013 - MAR 16, 2013
    Wor Wic Community College
    Salsibury, MD United States
    Wor Wic Community College Salsibury, MD United States
    DEC 07, 2012 - DEC 10, 2012
    Colleges Of The Fenway
    Boston, MA United States
    Colleges Of The Fenway Boston, MA United States
    DEC 06, 2012 - DEC 08, 2012
    Pechersk School International
    Kiev, Ukraine
    Pechersk School International Kiev, Ukraine
    NOV 30, 2012 - DEC 01, 2012
    Southern Regional High School District
    Manahawkin, NJ United States
    Southern Regional High School District Manahawkin, NJ United States
    APR 22, 2012 - APR 22, 2012
    Pensacola State College
    Pensacola, FL United States
    Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL United States
    FEB 04, 2012 - FEB 04, 2012
    Northeast High School
    Cedar Rapids, IA United States
    Northeast High School Cedar Rapids, IA United States
    JAN 21, 2012 - JAN 21, 2012
    Northeast High School
    Monticello, IA United States
    Northeast High School Monticello, IA United States
    DEC 17, 2011 - DEC 17, 2011
    Utica High School Theatre
    Utica, MI United States
    Utica High School Theatre Utica, MI United States
    DEC 16, 2011 - DEC 17, 2011
    Albert Einstein High School
    Kensington, MD United States
    Albert Einstein High School Kensington, MD United States
    NOV 03, 2011 - NOV 07, 2011
    South Caldwell High School
    Hudson, NC United States
    South Caldwell High School Hudson, NC United States
    NOV 01, 2011 - NOV 30, 2011
    Barrington Recreational Theatre
    Barrington, RI United States
    Barrington Recreational Theatre Barrington, RI United States
    JUN 22, 2011 - JUN 26, 2011
    Adam Roebuck Productions
    New York, NY United States
    Adam Roebuck Productions New York, NY United States
    MAY 17, 2011 - JUN 02, 2011
    Herberger Theater Center
    Phoenix, AZ United States
    Herberger Theater Center Phoenix, AZ United States
    MAR 18, 2011 - MAR 19, 2011
    Riverdale High School
    Muscoda, WI United States
    Riverdale High School Muscoda, WI United States
    MAR 03, 2011 - MAR 06, 2011
    Dutchess Community College
    Poughkeepsie, NY United States
    Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie, NY United States
    MAR 03, 2011 - MAR 13, 2011
    Black Box Theater
    Newark, OH United States
    Black Box Theater Newark, OH United States
    FEB 23, 2011 - FEB 25, 2011
    Patrick Henry High School
    San Diego, CA United States
    Patrick Henry High School San Diego, CA United States
    NOV 19, 2010 - DEC 04, 2010
    Beatrice High School
    Beatrice, NE United States
    Beatrice High School Beatrice, NE United States
    JUN 15, 2010 - JUN 15, 2010
    Rancocas Valley Regional High School
    Mt. Holly, NJ United States
    Rancocas Valley Regional High School Mt. Holly, NJ United States
    APR 22, 2010 - APR 24, 2010
    Parish Episcopal School
    Dallas, TX United States
    Parish Episcopal School Dallas, TX United States
    MAR 05, 2010 - MAR 07, 2010
    Civic Players Of Logansport
    Logansport, IN United States
    Civic Players Of Logansport Logansport, IN United States
    FEB 11, 2010 - FEB 14, 2010
    MSOE Theatre Troupe
    Milwaukee, WI United States
    MSOE Theatre Troupe Milwaukee, WI United States
    NOV 27, 2009 - NOV 27, 2009
    Guelph Collegiate And Vocational Institute
    Guelph, ON Canada
    Guelph Collegiate And Vocational Institute Guelph, ON Canada
    NOV 26, 2009 - NOV 26, 2009
    Guelph Collegiate And Vocational Institute
    Guelph, ON Canada
    Guelph Collegiate And Vocational Institute Guelph, ON Canada
    NOV 26, 2009 - NOV 27, 2009
    Thurrock Youth Theatre
    Grays, United Kingdom
    Thurrock Youth Theatre Grays, United Kingdom
    NOV 04, 2009 - NOV 07, 2009
    Appalachian State University
    Boone, NC United States
    Appalachian State University Boone, NC United States
    JUN 19, 2009 - JUN 21, 2009
    MCC-Studio 84 Productions
    Bradenton, FL United States
    MCC-Studio 84 Productions Bradenton, FL United States
    MAY 07, 2009 - MAY 08, 2009
    St. Charles North High School
    St. Charles, IL United States
    St. Charles North High School St. Charles, IL United States
    SEP 24, 2008 - SEP 25, 2008
    Scotch College, Adelaide
    Torrens Park, Australia
    Scotch College, Adelaide Torrens Park, Australia
    JUL 31, 2008 - AUG 09, 2008
    Theatre@First
    Somerville, MA United States
    Theatre@First Somerville, MA United States
    APR 28, 2008 - APR 29, 2008
    Ashbury College
    Ottawa, ON Canada
    Ashbury College Ottawa, ON Canada
    FEB 06, 2008 - FEB 20, 2008
    Theatre Du Jour
    Rochester, MN United States
    Theatre Du Jour Rochester, MN United States
    JAN 11, 2008 - JAN 11, 2008
    Wilkes University Conservatory
    Wilkes-Barre, PA United States
    Wilkes University Conservatory Wilkes-Barre, PA United States
    JUL 13, 2007 - JUL 14, 2007
    CUUC
    Plano, TX United States
    CUUC Plano, TX United States
    JUN 23, 2007 - JUN 23, 2007
    Albert Einstein High School
    College Park, MD United States
    Albert Einstein High School College Park, MD United States
    JUN 01, 2007 - JUN 02, 2007
    Central Washington University
    Ellensburg, WA United States
    Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA United States
    MAY 22, 2007 - MAY 22, 2007
    Lincoln School
    Providence, RI United States
    Lincoln School Providence, RI United States
    APR 28, 2007 - APR 29, 2007
    Dell Rapids High School
    DELL RAPIDS, SD United States
    Dell Rapids High School DELL RAPIDS, SD United States
    APR 19, 2007 - APR 19, 2007
    Watauga High School
    Boone, NC United States
    Watauga High School Boone, NC United States
    APR 19, 2007 - APR 22, 2007
    Epiphany Theater Company
    St. John, VI United States
    Epiphany Theater Company St. John, VI United States
    MAR 02, 2007 - MAR 11, 2007
    Orange Coast College
    Costa Mesa, CA United States
    Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA United States
    JAN 25, 2007 - JAN 27, 2007
    McDaniel College Theatre
    Westminster, MD United States
    McDaniel College Theatre Westminster, MD United States
    NOV 16, 2006 - NOV 18, 2006
    Santa Fe High School / 0271
    Gainesville, FL United States
    Santa Fe High School / 0271 Gainesville, FL United States
    SEP 29, 2006 - SEP 30, 2006
    Massaponax High School
    Fredericksburg, VA United States
    Massaponax High School Fredericksburg, VA United States
    SEP 23, 2006 - OCT 07, 2006
    USAG-Darmstadt
    Heidelberg, Germany
    USAG-Darmstadt Heidelberg, Germany
    SEP 01, 2006 - SEP 01, 2006
    Second Storey Youth Theatre
    Launceston, TAS Australia
    Second Storey Youth Theatre Launceston, TAS Australia
    AUG 03, 2006 - AUG 05, 2006
    W. E. Groves High School
    Beverly Hills, MI United States
    W. E. Groves High School Beverly Hills, MI United States
    AUG 01, 2006 - OCT 31, 2006
    Barrington Recreational Theatre
    Barrington, RI United States
    Barrington Recreational Theatre Barrington, RI United States
    APR 06, 2006 - APR 15, 2006
    Arts And Humanities Division, Leeward Community College
    Pearl City, HI United States
    Arts And Humanities Division, Leeward Community College Pearl City, HI United States
    MAR 10, 2006 - MAR 12, 2006
    Scotish Highlands Drama Club
    Leesburg, FL United States
    Scotish Highlands Drama Club Leesburg, FL United States
    FEB 06, 2006 - FEB 07, 2006
    Playhouse Merced
    Merced, CA United States
    Playhouse Merced Merced, CA United States
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    AUG 05, 2017 - AUG 05, 2017
    Addison Trail High School
    Addison, IL United States
    Addison Trail High School Addison, IL United States
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    FEB 06, 2008 - FEB 20, 2008
    Theatre Du Jour
    Rochester, MN United States
    Theatre Du Jour Rochester, MN United States

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