Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs
seven short comedies of global importance
by Rich Orloff

Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m (7-26 actors possible: 3-10 f, 4-16 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content
  • Set: Seven simple sets. Can consist solely of suitcases, steamer trunks, and chairs.

Foreign Affairs
seven short comedies of global importance
by Rich Orloff

(0)
Productions (2)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m (7-26 actors possible: 3-10 f, 4-16 m)
  • Content Notes: Adult language and content
  • Set: Seven simple sets. Can consist solely of suitcases, steamer trunks, and chairs.

Foreign Affairs is comprised of seven short comedies set in seven different countries, between November 1989 and November 2004. From a timid East German bureaucrat's response to the fall of the Berlin Wall (Berlin Promotion) to a kinky tryst in Buenos Aires (Triumph in Argentina), from a vacationing couple in Rio stripping away pretensions, and possibly more (Brazilian Wax Eloquent) to a Pope who finds himself accidentally married to a showgirl (I Married a Pope: The Pilot Episode), Foreign Affairs takes an irreverent look at sex, religion, and politics, international style. Read More

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Min. Performance Fee* $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99
NOTE: Each piece in this anthology can be licensed and performed separately.

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Play Details

Foreign Affairs is comprised of seven short comedies set in seven different countries, between November 1989 and November 2004. From a timid East German bureaucrat's response to the fall of the Berlin Wall (Berlin Promotion) to a kinky tryst in Buenos Aires (Triumph in Argentina), from a vacationing couple in Rio stripping away pretensions, and possibly more (Brazilian Wax Eloquent) to a Pope who finds himself accidentally married to a showgirl (I Married a Pope: The Pilot Episode), Foreign Affairs takes an irreverent look at sex, religion, and politics, international style.

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  • Berlin Promotion
  • Prague Summer
  • I Married a Pope: The Pilot Episode
  • Triumph in Argentina
  • Off the Map
  • Brazilian Wax Eloquent
  • Bulgarian Rhapsody

    • Comedy
    • 85 - 95 minutes
    • 3 f, 4 m (7-26 actors possible: 3-10 f, 4-16 m)
    • Content Notes: Adult language and content
    • Set: Seven simple sets. Can consist solely of suitcases, steamer trunks, and chairs.
  • Published Reviews

    "Bright, zany comedies! Audiences will find a good dose of humor to make the world seem slightly friendlier."

    American Theatre Web

    "A thoroughly enjoyable evening. Funny lines, playful gags, and a few surprises."

    nytheatre.com

    "It's laughter from the heart. Rich Orloff is one of the few American authors who understands European politics."

    Oggi America (New York Italian-language newspaper)

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    FEB 08, 2007 - FEB 10, 2007
    Saint Johnsbury Academy Theatre
    St. Johnsbury, VT United States
    Saint Johnsbury Academy Theatre St. Johnsbury, VT United States
    JAN 10, 2005 - JAN 31, 2005
    The Foolish Theatre Company
    New York, NY United States
    The Foolish Theatre Company New York, NY United States
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    JAN 10, 2005 - JAN 31, 2005
    The Foolish Theatre Company
    New York, NY United States
    The Foolish Theatre Company New York, NY United States