Matching Up Mabel

By Lou Clyde | Playwright
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Genre Drama/Comedy
Type Play
Subgenre Romantic
Time Period 2010-Present
Male Actors 3
Female Actors 4
Undefined Actors 0
Length Full Length
Set Complexity complex

Summary

What do you do when your mother-in-law decides to move in with you? You find her a husband on Tinder! Matching Up Mabel is a laugh-a-minute as Becky and Sue - modern-day equivalents of Lucy and Ethel - hone their match-maker skills in a valiant attempt to find Mabel a boyfriend.

Characters

John

Gender male
Age 70 - 80 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Charming Friendly Sweet

Description John appears in just the final scene as Mabel's boyfriend. He is sweet and charming, her perfect match.

Mabel Hayes

Gender female
Age 75 - 75 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Compassionate Playful Spunky

Description At first Mabel appears gruff and unfriendly but as the play unwinds we get to know the fun, playful, compassionate side of Mabel.

Kyle Hayes

Gender male
Age 11 - 11 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Energetic Immature Playful

Description Kyle is a high energy who hates doing homework and loves playing pranks.

Hailey Hayes

Gender female
Age 14 - 14 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Brooding Dry Strong-willed

Description Hailey is a typical teenage girl, embarassed by her family. She has a sweet side as demonstrated by the relationship she forms with her grandmother.

Scott Hayes

Gender male
Age 40 - 55 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Charming Fatherly Playful

Description Scott is Becky's husband and seems to be oblivious to much of what goes on in the house. He's sweet and funny.

Sue Griffin

Gender female
Age 45 - 55 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Eager Funny Sassy

Description Best friend of Becky. Will do anything to help. She and Becky are like Lucy and Ethel.

Becky Hayes

Gender female
Age 35 - 50 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality Conniving Funny Maternal

Description Mom of 2 challenging kids. When her mother-in-law moves in she plots with her BFF to find the MIL a boyfriend on Tinder.


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