Neighbors – by Taniya Hossain

Synopsis: Neighbors follows Carrie’s revelation that her husband is cheating on her with her next door neighbor’s wife.

Setting: An apartment building in New York City.
Time Period: The present

Cast Size: 2W/ 2M
Casting:
Carrie, F.
A career gal that just wants a nice life with nice vacations.

David, M.
Carrie’s husband. A man who likes to be on top. He is moving up the corporate ladder.

Carol, F.
A woman who likes to be on top. She is moving up the corporate ladder.

Jack, M.
Carrie’s neighbor, Carol’s husband. He’s ineffectual and bookish.

Design Needs: Scene 1: The hall of an apartment building
Scene 2: Carrie and David’s bedroom
Scene 3: The hall of an apartment building
* The play can be staged using only two cubes to suggest where the doors are and a bed.

This Play Is: unpublished

Production History: Neighbors was developed at the Playwrights Workshop in New York and was workshopped as part of Studio Nights at the Pelican Studios Theater. The show was produced as part of the Swamp King series at Brooklyn Lyceum Theatre in 2004 and in Vancouver, BC at Two Trees Theater 10×10 Festival in 2005.

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