Best Day Ever! & Other Short Plays

Author: Crystal Skillman

Best Day Ever! & Other Short Plays

Description: Five short plays -- four ten-minute pieces plus one that is one minute of pure awesome.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 10/4/2013
Content Advisory: Some adult language
1 Act, 45 Minutes
10 Females, 4 Males, 1 Gender Neutral

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Coming of Age · Drama · Grief and Mourning · Large Cast Size · Mostly Female Characters


Original Production Information

Best Day Ever was commissioned by One Minute Play Festival (Artistic Director: Dominic D'Andrea) and directed by Louis Wells (cover photo is this production).

Fizzy was commissioned by terraNOVA Collective (Jennifer Conley Darling, Producing Artistic Director; Jessi D. Hill, Associate Artistic Director). It was produced by terraNOVA Collective as part of The Fizz Plays, co-directed by Jessi D. Hill andRobert Ross Parker, featuringKaren Stanion andCharlotte Bydwell.

Perfect was commissioned by the Women's Project Theatre (Artistic Director: Julie Crosby, Associate Artistic Director: Megan Carter); produced by LiveGirls! in Seattle (Quickies 12) which was directed byN ikki Przasnyski and featured Babs Lindsay and Melissa Fenwick. Dramaturgy by Megan Carter.

For Our Mothers and Fathers was commissioned by Stella Adler Stdio and developed in part with the support of Voice & Vision Theater (Envision Retreat at Bard College), as well as the Women's Project Theater. It was produced by the Teenage Conservatory, Stella Adler Studio, directed by Melissa Ross (also a wonderful playwright- you should check out her plays!) featuring Alice Oshima, Naomi Boyce, and Liz Lukasiewicz.

Kiss was directed by Lavina Jadhwani for the Side Project, Chicago (Artistic Director: Adam Webster).

Cover image by Hunter Canning.