This gentle comedy is set in a Dublin cafe where Vivienne Maxwell, a lonely woman in her late forties, is waiting to meet Denis Hunt, a bachelor of similar age. Vivienne has answered Denis’ personal ad and is very nervous about the meeting. When Deirdre Shaw, a newsy and intimidating work colleague of Vivienne’s, turns up in the cafe, Vivienne is forced to take drastic action to keep her assignation a secret.
Cast: 1M – 4F
Running time: 40 mins. Approx
The Bog Lane Theatre Company, Ballymahon – April 1997
Kilbeggan Players, Westmeath – December 1998. (Performed as full two-act version with sequel ‘Wedding Night Blues’).
The Little Acorns Theatre Group, Navan – October 1999. (It was at the first Navan Youth Drama Festival where it won Best Play).
Kilcoole Drama Group, Wicklow – November 1999
The Gaelic Park Players, Chicago – May 2001
Clarinbridge Drama Group, Galway – October 2009
St. John’s Drama Group, Listowel – April & November 2011 (full two-act version)
Portumna Players, Galway – October 2011
Ballycogley Players, Wexford – November 2011
Dunshaughlin Players, Co. Meath – December 2011
Whitechurch Macra Drama Group, Co. Cork – March 2012
The Wild Swans Theatre Group, Gort, Co. Galway – April 2014 .