For Love or Money by Kate Jaimet

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For Love or Money by Kate Jaimet

Stuck in an unpaid internship at a tumble-down community tennis club, 22-year-old Chandra must prove her mettle by raising enough money to fix the roof before the City inspector shuts the club down. But when her boyfriend Vin unwittingly causes a rift between a Baby-Boomer donor and her philandering husband, the young couple must embark on a mad cross-dressing scheme to win back the donor's good graces and save the club — and Chandra's job prospects — from ruin. Meanwhile, the intervention of three historic playwrights — Aristophanes, Isabella Andreini, and Georges Feydeau — adds a meta-dramatic twist to this comedic collision of genders and generations.

Produced at the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club by Wild Hart Productions, 2019
Accepted for production at Alumnae Theatre Fireworks Festival 2020 (indefinitely postponed due to coronavirus).

Keywords: roles for women, female lead, large cast, cross-dressing, gender politics, comedy, historical, farce, Aristophanes, tennis, Georges Feydeau, meta-drama, generation gap, boomers, millennials, Baby Boomers, Gen X, lesbian, love, relationships

Genre: Comedy
Acts: 2
Run time: 85 minutes
Male roles: 4
Female roles: 3
Doubled roles: 2
Suitable for students aged 14+