By Sam Bobrick
One Set – A living/dining room in a New York apartment
8 Characters – 4 women, 4 men
NOTE: Outside of the main characters, Myra and Leonard, all other parts can be doubled up at the director's discretion, possibly played by only two other actors, a man and woman.
Myra Witzer, a strong willed woman in her mid-thirties, is determined to get married at any cost and Leonard Shank, an unassuming man in his mid-forties is the guy who she goes after and gets. After several months of married life, Myra realizes that the marriage chase excited her more than the capture and wants out. On the other hand, Leonard, who at the beginning wanted no part of the marriage or Myra, now wants to stay married to her more than anything.
Myra Witzer – A woman in her mid-thirties
Leonard Shank – A man in his early forties
Florence Witzer – Myra's seventy-year old mother
Uncle Fred – Myra's sixty-year old Uncle
Gloria Fossberg – Myra's therapist
Nurse Sylvia – Leonard's nurse
Waiter – Either a man or woman
Howard – A man in his mid-forties
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Published by Samuel French