Comedy/ 2 Characters, 2 Men/ Short play, 15 minutes
Synopsis: As a young businessman is approached by his boss for a new “pet project”, he becomes educated in everything from buffalo sandwiches to bean bag chairs.
Amateur and professional rights:
Sean G. Slater
240 W. 102nd St., Apt. #65
New York, NY,
Playwright’s website: sgspresents.org
ISBN (for competition use): ISBN 978-1-60585-981-1
About the Playwright:: Sean Slater is a theatre artist, filmmaker and educator living in New York City. His theatre work, including The Business Lunch, Man+Woman=Play and Algerians have been showcased around the world, most notably at the Actors Theatre Workshop, San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, and the Provincetown Playhouse. His film work includes Empire Gypsy, The Squatter, Man at the Door, the documentary Target: St. Louis, and the forthcoming feature film Please Mrs. West.
The Business Lunch was first performed by the West Indies Theatrical Group at the 8th Street Studio Theatre in Berkeley. It has also been produced by various other Berkeley theatre companies, including the Berkeley Repertory Theatre; at Black Repertory Theatre (Oakland); at the American Conservatory Theater’s Hastings Studio Theatre in San Francisco; as part of the Edinburgh Theatre Festival’s “Shorts Extravaganza” in Scotland; and at high schools and theatre functions throughout the United States and abroad.