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Rebound – a relationship comedy

A successful, romantically conflicted young woman chooses career over love in a desperate attempt to avoid the mistakes of her mother; but you never know what’s around the next corner, or who!

The uptight girlfriend, Eloise – “Thank God I don’t take after my mother! She’s Sydney and I’m Melbourne.”

The slacker boyfriend, Troy – “Why pretend everything’s all right? Between us. I wouldn’t be sleeping on the sofa if things were all right. Between us. Would I?

The romantically conflicted mother, Suzie – “Handsome devil. Quite sure he hasn’t done the dirty on you?”  

The fun-loving friend you love and loathe in equal measure, Megan – “I don’t have a type. They’re all fair game.”

The young lothario, Lorenzo – “Mama mia! Little bella is as beautiful as bigger bella!”

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Product ID: 6421

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

Full Length Play

Duration (mins)

65-70

Male Cast

2

Female Cast

3

Total Cast

5

Synopsis

Rebound – a relationship comedy

A successful, romantically conflicted young woman chooses career over love in a desperate attempt to avoid the mistakes of her mother; but you never know what’s around the next corner, or who!

The uptight girlfriend, Eloise – “Thank God I don’t take after my mother! She’s Sydney and I’m Melbourne.”

The slacker boyfriend, Troy – “Why pretend everything’s all right? Between us. I wouldn’t be sleeping on the sofa if things were all right. Between us. Would I?

The romantically conflicted mother, Suzie – “Handsome devil. Quite sure he hasn’t done the dirty on you?”

The fun-loving friend you love and loathe in equal measure, Megan – “I don’t have a type. They’re all fair game.”

The young lothario, Lorenzo – “Mama mia! Little bella is as beautiful as bigger bella!”

Cast

ELOISE         –           an attractive young woman, daughter of SUZIE

TROY             –           a young man, boyfriend of ELOISE

SUZIE            –           ELOISE’s mother, a stunner

MEGAN         –           ELOISE’s well-endowed best friend

LORENZO    –           SUZIE’s Italian-Australian lover, about the same age as ELOISE

 

Sample

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Previous Performances

1 review for Rebound

  1. Steve Davies

    As ‘Ellen and Troy and Eloise’ (30 minutes)

    • 21, 22 & 24 July 2016: The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF), Jewel Box Theatre, New York (nominated for three awards, including the Playwright’s Award), USA.
    • 29 & 30 April 2017: Spotlight-On Festival, New York, USA: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Australian-Comedy-ELLEN-TROY-AND-ELOISE-Revived-for-Spotlight-On-Festival-in-NYC-20170317

    “A clever comedy” – Broadway World: https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-off-broadway/article/Laurie-Rae-Waugh-Helmed-ELLEN-AND-TROY-AND-LOUISE-and-MIRRORS-Will-Both-Open-This-July-2016061

    “This very well written play is a delight… uproariously funny. See it for an enjoyable evening” – Outer-Stage: https://outerstage.wordpress.com/2016/07/23/two-family-dramas-directed-by-laurie-rae-waugh/

    “This play made me laugh and cry; a sign of excellent writing. Great audience appeal” – judge’s comments, Edythe Brook Cooper 2016 Playwriting Competition

    “Eloise and Troy are great characters, like fun neighbours I’d want to hang out with.” – The PAGE Awards

    As ‘Rebound’ (70 minutes)
    • 2017 Sydney Fringe Festival (nominated for four awards, Broadway World Sydney Awards), Erskineville Town Hall, Sydney, Australia (19-23 September)
    • Blood Moon Theatre, Sydney (25 September 2017)
    • shortlisted for Sydney’s Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s 2017 season.

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