Funny Money
Actors Needed
  DATE: NOVEMBER 11TH & 12TH 2012
  TIME: 7:00 PM
  PLACE: OYSTER MILL PLAYHOUSE
  DIRECTOR: LOIS HEAGY
     
Actors Needed
  The cast for Funny Money includes a total of 2 women and 5 men. The ages listed in the descriptions are "playing ages". 
 
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A COMEDY BY RAY COONEY
PRODUCED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Director Notes

Good comic timing and a British accent is required.The ages of all characters are negotiable and can be playing ages 30 to 50ish. The roles of the police officers and the cabbie may be played by a woman.

No rehearsals Dec. 21-Jan. 1

Show Descriptions

Ray Cooney does it again! The author of Out Of Order and There Goes The Bride delivers another madcap adventure. A mild-mannered accountant accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase and discovers it is filled with lots of British pounds. Tired of the day-to-day grind, he decides to keep the money and immediately wants depart for points unknown. Will his wife go along with the plan? How does he keep the news away from his best friends? Throw in the police, an impatient taxi driver, and the briefcase's actual owner and an evening of hilarious theater is bound to ensue.   

 
Character Descriptions
Jean Perkins: A pretty, ordinary middle class English housewife leading an ordinary life until today.
 
Henry Perkins: An insignificant accountant in London. Totally solid English middle class who has just received the best birthday present ever: A briefcase full of money.
 
Betty Johnson: A buxom and cheerful housewife, best friends (with her husband Vic) of the Perkins and a woman who can think on her feet.
 
Vic Johnson: Betty's husband, a brash man with feet of clay who seems to be a step behind everyone else.
 
Davenport: A detective sargeant who's seen it all and wants a piece of the action.
 
Slater: Another police officer, a solicitous and kindly soul until provoked.
 
Bill: A cabbie full of spirit and very resourceful.
 
Show Dates & Times
 
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013
S M T W T F S
22 23 24 25 26 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 13 14 15 16 17 18
 
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 8:00 PM
  • Sunday matinees are at 2:00 PM
  • Private Performances: January 27, 29 & 31 February 5
Script Information
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