Palliser Suite by Caroline Russell-King
Palliser Suite is a trilogy of award-winning one-act plays set in Calgary’s famous Palliser Hotel and written in homage to Neil Simon. Playwright Caroline Russell-King received rave reviews and critical acclaim for her work.
In the first play, Mr. Fix It, Mel wakes up at the Palliser Hotel to find his ex-wife bearing the news that she wants to marry her boyfriend, but there’s a problem: her divorce from Mel never went through. Will Mel win her back?
In the second play, Second Chance, First Love, a 60-something socialite, Zelda, hosts Stanley Stillman, her old boyfriend. Will the old flame re-spark?
The final play is Funeral Fore! Two rival brothers prepare for their father’s wake and the spreading of his ashes on a golf course. Miscommunication, sibling rivalry, obsessive compulsive cleaning, laughter and tears ensue.
Year Printed: 2014
Running Time: 125 minutes
Male Cast: 3
Female Cast: 2
3m actors and 2f actors can play all the parts or it could be done with 6m and 4f