Cast of speed dating
Vocal demands of the opera are not strenuous—rather the show is an exercise in characterization. The waitress usually works the day shift, so although she’s been working at the bar for a while, she’s never met the bartender who works evenings.
The centerpiece of the opera is a series of 90 second “dates” which can be put together in whatever order or key desired. The SPEED DATING Coordinator arrives and greets the staff and prepares for the event to begin. The atmosphere is excited and charged–they are here to sign up for the Speed Dating.
Meghann was at a point where work was keeping me very busy and hadn’t had time to make a film in a while.
Looking for inspiration, I opened some wine, called up one of my best friends and began to reminisce on the time we both went speed dating.
I had been doing a lot of copy stand-style stop motion animation by myself, and I felt the need to scale up and spread my wings so to speak.
I'm surprised at the low score this short is getting on IMDb, because this short deserves better.
Cast: Bartender (B or Bs Br); Cocktail Waitress (M); Busboy (mute); Dating Coordinator (M or S); A varied number of daters—up to 26. Some are eager, some are reluctant, some are downright worried. The Speed Dating Coordinator then introduces herself and sets the rules–daters can use their names and/or numbers.
The women (or the men) will take a place at one of the cocktail tables and the men (or the women) will rotate through. THE DATES According to the choice of the producers, we hear a series of dating monologues and duets. Another character is unhappy with the scene and eventually leaves (not before singing about that unhappiness).
Because of its flexible casting requirements, it allows for maximum participation by available singers. is divided into three sections–the opening, the dates, and the finale. Some small cocktail tables down front, each with two chairs. A quiet evening, the bartender instructs the cocktail waitress and busboy to get ready for the evening.
Best friends Dog (Chico Benymon) and Beaver (Leonard Robinson) have difficulty ever meeting women.
No matter what they do, nothing ever goes right for them.
In a different present-day world, single people have started to die.
The lonelier they are, or the more broken their heart, the faster they die. In this environment, people have taken to desperately and ruthlessly finding their perfect match, though it may mean death for everyone they reject or leave.