You Have to Earn It

Written by:

Ramona Baillie, Maria Popoff

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 4
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Comedy
Historical

Themes:

Capitalism
Career

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

2014

Synopsis:

You Have to Earn It is a madcap roller-coaster ride that pays homage to the screwball comedies of the 30s and 40s. A philandering boss, a scheming new employee and a wacky mail room clerk, to name just a few, all with hidden agendas. Can the unassuming Betty survive the intrigue of the corporate world? Don’t judge a book by its cover!” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Betty: Naive, confident with customers

Dorothy: Betty’s friend

Eddie: Mailroom clerk & aspiring actor

Joan: Bombshell

Mr. Brown: President of La Fontaine Beauty; smokes cigars

Jackson: Bartender

Maurice: Owner of Chez Maurice, speaks with a French accent

First Produced:

2014, Alumnae Theatre

Resources:

You Have to Earn It is available through the CPO Website.

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