In this fast-paced farce, Gerry O’Brien is planning a small dinner party at his home in order to impress his boss, Leonard Fletcher and secure a promotion. When his girlfriend, Samantha cries off at the last minute, Gerry persuades his best friend, Andy Gilligan – a winner in a talent competition drag act – to assume her role. But Fletcher is overly amorous, has dodgy eyesight and a wife who is out for his blood. Matters are further complicated by Gerry’s plain-talking godmother, Kitty O’Donnell, who is acting as housekeeper for the night. She has a long-standing grudge against the man who jilted her at a dance years previously. As the night progresses, she discovers it was Fletcher…..
Cast: 3M – 2F
Running time: 45 mins. approx
Milltown Drama Group, Co. Westmeath – April 1998.
Kilcoole Drama Group, Co. Wicklow – June 1998 in Kilcoole and January 1999 at the Bray One-Act Festival where actress, Phyllis Hamilton won a Merit Award for her performance as Kitty.
Athy Musical and Dramatic Society, Co. Kildare – November 1999.
Backstage Theatre Group, Co. Longford – January 2000.
Tulla Drama Group, Co. Clare – March 2001
Clarinbridge Drama Group, Co. Galway – November 2002.
Coolderry Drama Group, Co. Tipperary – November 2006.
Banteer Drama Group, Co. Cork – October/November 2008
Kilglass Drama Group, Co. Roscommon – March/April 2013
The Bora Players, Moyvane, Co. Kerry – October 2013
Compantas Lir, Claregalway, Co. Galway – October 2014
Craanford Drama Group, Co. Wexford – November 2014.