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The Cottage

Full Length, Comedy
3 men, 3 women
Total Cast: 6, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-4393-9


MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $130 per performance.
THE STORY: Sylvia and Beau find themselves in an English countryside cottage for their yearly rendezvous, and Sylvia knows this time it will be the beginning of their new life together. But when Beau demurs on a shared future, and their spouses arrive at the cottage, she realizes that this home-away-from-home is a refuge for determining a new path forward. With a tip of the hat to Noël Coward and sex comedies of the past, THE COTTAGE offers a perfect showcase for six actors with endless laughs, hilarious twists, daring physical comedy, and a happy ending for lovers everywhere.
“…[a] sidesplitting screwball comedy…The Cottage is a fresh and fiercely fun play that’s firing on all cylinders, with Rustin’s excellent script.” —Entertainment Weekly.

“★★★★! …a naughty romp…Amid the old-fashioned trappings, Rustin nestles a welcome modern sensibility to the plot’s skirmishes of the sexes…” —Time Out New York.

“…positively delightful…frothy and effervescent.” —TheaterMania.