Husband? What Husband? by John Cook (stage version)
Sisters Bea and Elizabeth live together, eking out a modest existence. Things heat up when Elizabeth’s ex arrives after escaping from a prison farm and then moments later, Bea’s supposedly dead husband shows up on the doorstep. Chaos and confusion reign as the sisters try to hide their respective former brothers-in-law from each other.
Keywords: "mistaken identity" comedy, farce
Run time: 90 minutes
Suitable for students 16+
A stage reading of Husband? What Husband? took place at the Richcraft Theatre, Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON on April 29th, 2017. The reading received an ARTicipate Endowment Fund Grant and was produced by Tale Wagging Theatre.
Cast size: 5 actors
Male roles: 2
Female roles: 3
Casting note: All characters are in their mid-late forties.
Also available as radio play.