Blind Dates

Written by:

Anna Fuerstenberg

Cast Size:
15

Roles For:

  • Men: 2
  • Women: 4

Genre:

Drama
Suitable for Secondary School
TYA

Themes:

Career
Environment
Growing Up
Home
Relationships
School
Self-Esteem

Length:

90 min.

Year Written:

1981

Synopsis:

“Young adults attempt to deal with fears of the future in Blind Dates, including unemployment, lack of communication, birth control and nuclear war.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Female / Male / Female I / Male I / Female II / Male II / Female III / Female IV / David / Jody / Sandra / Steve / Joan / Rina / Roger / Harry / One / Two / Three / Four / Jeff / Phoebe / Adrian / Sandy / Box Office / Manager / Popcorn / Danny / Jessica / Sarah / Susan One / Jane One / Trish One / Lana One / Marisol One / Susan Two / Marisol Two / Trish Two / Susan Two / Lana Two / Jane Two / Jake / Gil / Frank / Jerry / Robert

First Produced:

1981, Maggie Bassett Studio

Resources:

Blind Dates is available through the CPO Website.

To view other works by this playwright, click here.

Notes:

Blind Dates is also available in a French translation.

This play is modular, and can have as few as six perfomers and as many as 15.

This play includes songs. The author recommends musical students write their own music for these songs.