Christmas Breaks

Christmas Breaks
by Patrick Gabridge

Productions (34)
  • Comedy
  • 12 - 15 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m
  • Set: A cafe table and two chairs.

Christmas Breaks
by Patrick Gabridge

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Productions (34)
  • Comedy
  • 12 - 15 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m
  • Set: A cafe table and two chairs.

Christmas is the perfect time to be in love, or so Marcie thought. When her boyfriend surprises her with a variety of gifts to help her deal with him breaking up with her, Marcie's holiday plans take a nosedive. But endings can bring on new beginnings in this clever comedy about exes, neuroses, and the power of poetry.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $35
NOTE: This play is part of an anthology called Great Short Plays: Volume 1.
Standard Edition $10.99
Standard Manager Edition $19.99

*The per performance fee begins at $35. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

Christmas is the perfect time to be in love, or so Marcie thought. When her boyfriend surprises her with a variety of gifts to help her deal with him breaking up with her, Marcie's holiday plans take a nosedive. But endings can bring on new beginnings in this clever comedy about exes, neuroses, and the power of poetry.

  • Comedy
  • 12 - 15 minutes
  • 1 f, 2 m
  • Set: A cafe table and two chairs.

Published Reviews

"Christmas Breaks could have come straight out of Saturday Night Live, it possesses that raw, biting humor that can be so indulgently fun during this time of Good Will Towards All."

Newsweekly (Boston)

"A hilarious look at heartbreak during the season."

Bay Windows (Boston)

"...Gabridge...exudes considerable dark humor in this brief scene of a woman scorned."

South End News (Boston)

Production History

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Location
DEC 09, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
GILT Trips - Grand Island Little Theatre
Grand Island, NE United States
GILT Trips - Grand Island Little Theatre Grand Island, NE United States
NOV 26, 2016 - DEC 03, 2016
River Falls Community Theatre
River Falls, WI United States
River Falls Community Theatre River Falls, WI United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 04, 2015
Tempe High School
Phoenix, AZ United States
Tempe High School Phoenix, AZ United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 04, 2015
Ripon High School
Ripon, WI United States
Ripon High School Ripon, WI United States
NOV 20, 2015 - NOV 21, 2015
Ripon High School
Ripon, WI United States
Ripon High School Ripon, WI United States
OCT 16, 2015 - OCT 18, 2015
Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, FL United States
Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL United States
DEC 12, 2014 - DEC 12, 2014
Chino Hills High School
Chino Hills, CA United States
Chino Hills High School Chino Hills, CA United States
DEC 06, 2014 - DEC 06, 2014
Campus Players
Minot, ND United States
Campus Players Minot, ND United States
MAY 01, 2014 - MAY 03, 2014
East Chapel Hill High School
Chapel Hill, NC United States
East Chapel Hill High School Chapel Hill, NC United States
DEC 12, 2013 - DEC 14, 2013
Trinity Valley School
Fort Worth, TX United States
Trinity Valley School Fort Worth, TX United States
DEC 08, 2012 - DEC 08, 2012
Indian Springs School
Indian Springs, AL United States
Indian Springs School Indian Springs, AL United States
APR 19, 2011 - APR 20, 2011
Grand View University
Des Moines, IA United States
Grand View University Des Moines, IA United States
DEC 16, 2010 - DEC 19, 2010
Creative Works Of Lancaster
Lancaster, PA United States
Creative Works Of Lancaster Lancaster, PA United States
DEC 14, 2010 - DEC 14, 2010
Timberland High School
St. Stephen, SC United States
Timberland High School St. Stephen, SC United States
MAY 07, 2010 - MAY 07, 2010
Westborough High School
Westborough, MA United States
Westborough High School Westborough, MA United States
FEB 12, 2010 - FEB 14, 2010
Saint Bernard's School
St. Paul, MN United States
Saint Bernard's School St. Paul, MN United States
DEC 06, 2008 - DEC 06, 2008
Player's Playhouse
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States
Player's Playhouse Grosse Pointe Woods, MI United States
NOV 28, 2008 - DEC 21, 2008
The Lake Geneva Theatre Company
Genoa City, WI United States
The Lake Geneva Theatre Company Genoa City, WI United States
NOV 20, 2008 - NOV 23, 2008
Harpeth High School
Kingston Springs, TN United States
Harpeth High School Kingston Springs, TN United States
APR 10, 2008 - APR 10, 2008
Harpeth Hall School Theatre Department
Nashville, TN United States
Harpeth Hall School Theatre Department Nashville, TN United States
DEC 21, 2007 - DEC 21, 2007
Lebanon High School
Lebanon, OR United States
Lebanon High School Lebanon, OR United States
NOV 02, 2007 - NOV 24, 2007
Play De Luna C/o Art's Sake Acting Studio
Orlando, FL United States
Play De Luna C/o Art's Sake Acting Studio Orlando, FL United States
FEB 15, 2007 - FEB 17, 2007
Murphy High School
Murphy, NC United States
Murphy High School Murphy, NC United States
DEC 02, 2005 - DEC 18, 2005
Exit Theatre
San Francisco, CA United States
Exit Theatre San Francisco, CA United States
JAN 13, 2005 - JAN 23, 2005
Madcap Players
Washington, D.C. United States
Madcap Players Washington, D.C. United States
MAR 24, 2004 - MAR 24, 2004
Einstein's Bastards - staged reading
New York, NY United States
Einstein's Bastards - staged reading New York, NY United States
DEC 21, 2003 - DEC 21, 2003
Amelan Players
Southport, UK
Amelan Players Southport, UK
SEP 13, 2003 - SEP 13, 2003
Herring Run Arts Festival - staged reading
Middleboro, MA United States
Herring Run Arts Festival - staged reading Middleboro, MA United States
AUG 09, 2003 - AUG 16, 2003
Play Fair
Shandaken, NY United States
Play Fair Shandaken, NY United States
MAY 08, 2003 - MAY 11, 2003
Sauk Theatre
Jonesville, MI United States
Sauk Theatre Jonesville, MI United States
JAN 25, 2002 - FEB 17, 2002
Shelterbelt Theatre
Omaha, NE United States
Shelterbelt Theatre Omaha, NE United States
DEC 07, 2001 - DEC 22, 2001
CentaStage
Boston, MA United States
CentaStage Boston, MA United States
JAN 24, 2001 - FEB 04, 2001
StageRight Productions
New York, NY United States
StageRight Productions New York, NY United States
DEC 01, 1996 - DEC 31, 1996
Chicken Lips Comedy Theatre
Denver, CO United States
Chicken Lips Comedy Theatre Denver, CO United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 09, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
GILT Trips - Grand Island Little Theatre
Grand Island, NE United States
GILT Trips - Grand Island Little Theatre Grand Island, NE United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 02, 2005 - DEC 18, 2005
Exit Theatre
San Francisco, CA United States
Exit Theatre San Francisco, CA United States
JAN 13, 2005 - JAN 23, 2005
Madcap Players
Washington, D.C. United States
Madcap Players Washington, D.C. United States
JAN 25, 2002 - FEB 17, 2002
Shelterbelt Theatre
Omaha, NE United States
Shelterbelt Theatre Omaha, NE United States
JAN 24, 2001 - FEB 04, 2001
StageRight Productions
New York, NY United States
StageRight Productions New York, NY United States
DEC 01, 1996 - DEC 31, 1996
Chicken Lips Comedy Theatre
Denver, CO United States
Chicken Lips Comedy Theatre Denver, CO United States