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$60.00 Royalty per Performance

$20.00 Single-Use Copyright Fees

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Read the Play
(minus the ending)

It's the End of the Beginning

Read the Play (minus the ending)

It’s the End of the Beginning
by Greg Freier
A New Comedy about a Man You Know
2W / 3M
Approximate Playing Time: 90 minutes

Whether it is your father, your brother, your uncle or your husband, everybody knows “Richard.” You know the type; if it can go wrong it will…to him. And when it does, he threatens to sue everyone involved. The good thing is—he never does. But that doesn’t stop his ways from affecting everyone else in the family! Richard and Marsha have sold the family home in Ohio and moved to the big city to be closer to daughter, Elaine, an aspiring young actress, and their son, Kevin, who is the manager in the restaurant at an upscale hotel. As can only be expected, their new apartment is not ready and Richard & Marsha end up staying at the hotel where Kevin works. From no toilet in the room, to multiple bouts of botulism to being mistaken for a pervert when Richard is caught in the lobby wearing nothing but his trench coat, shoes and socks – his luggage was lost by the airlines – your audiences will laugh their own socks off at the man we all know and hate to love. Things take a turn for the worse when Elaine’s boyfriend, Babe, inadvertently chooses her parents hotel room to rob and Kevin gets fired for his father’s incessant complaining. The only way out is for Kevin and Elaine to return home to Ohio before Richard destroys the entire city! $20 Single-Use Copyright Fee plus $60 Royalty per Performance for Amateur Theatre. Professional Theatre Royalties Calculated on Application.

$60.00 Royalty per Performance
$20.00 Single-Use Copyright Fees