Wait Wait Bo Bait by Lindsay Price - Theatrefolk

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Wait Wait Bo Bait

Recommended for High Schools

Wait Wait Bo Bait

by Lindsay Price

A vignette play all about waiting. Great scenes, great characters, flexible casting, easy staging.

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks

2 M | 4 W, Easily Expandable

Simple Set

 22 pages

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"Do you know how long I've been waiting for the man of my dreams? It ain't been a minute and it ain't been pretty."

Waiting... Waiting... Waiting... What are you waiting for, right now?

Christmas to come? The phone to ring? Class to be over? The man of your dreams? The line to move? The answer? To be yelled at for setting a toilet on fire?

We all have to wait. How long will you? Could you wait all day, or is it killing you? Are you staring at the phone, the line, the door, a clock? A watched clock never boils you know...

This is a vignette play! What is a Vignette Play?

Awards and Accolades

  • "Superior" - 2004 Florida State Thespian Festival
  • 2007 Ontario Showcase, Sears Drama Festival, Char-Lan DHS
  • Mayfield High School won First Place One Act in the Four Corners Theatre Festival
6 Characters
2 M, 4 W, Easily Expandable

Characters in this play are currently identified as male or female. Directors are welcome to assign any gender (binary or non-binary) to any character and modify pronouns accordingly.

Woman One [W] 18 lines
Woman Two [W] 6 lines
Woman Three [W] 34 lines
Woman Four [W] 26 lines
Man One [M] 31 lines
Man Two [M] 28 lines

Prop List

Phone, Hairbrush, Presents, Signs Reading “wait until X-mas!”

Production Photos


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A vignette play is a collection of short scenes on a theme. You'll love working with the variety and flexibility of the scenes. Your actors will love the fast pace and fun characters.

There's more. Every Theatrefolk vignette play holds the unexpected. A showcase monologue. A dramatic moment. A change in form. A left turn.

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