Ken Levine

GUILTY PLEASURES: An Unapologetic Comedy

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Full-length Comedy

Married couple Larry and Jinx embark on a luxury cruise and encounter a glamorous celebrity couple. A frivolous agreement leads to sex, comic complications, and Larry and Jinx having to resort to infidelity to save their marriage. Guilty Pleasures is a modern version of a sophisticated throwback Noel Coward-type screwball comedy.

Production Info:

Casting:

JINX BERMAN: She’s late 30’s, attractive, smart, stylish, Jewish, with a wicked sense of humor.

LARRY BERMAN: Late 30’s, Jewish, intense.

PETER DRAKE: CNN anchor. Late 30’s/early 40’s, handsome, charming, and seemingly unflappable.

CHARLENE URANGA: Movie star. 30’s, gorgeous, vain, and is way less smart than she thinks she is.

ETIENNE: Pre-recorded VO. Cruise Director. Always speaks in an overly-soothing French accent.

SIRI: Pre-recorded.

Setting: A luxury cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea. Present Day.


Author

Ken Levine

Ken Levine is an Emmy winning writer/director/ playwright/major league baseball announcer. Full-length plays include A or B?, Going Going Gone, Our Time, Upfronts and Personal, America’s Sexiest Couple, On the Farce Day of Christmas, Smoke Gets In Your House, 4:05, and Guilty Pleasures. They’ve been performed in New York, Los Angeles, and throughout the country. His many short plays have been produced around the world and have won numerous festivals and competitions. Ken has also written over 200 episodes of television, served as head writer on MASH, producer of Cheers, consultant for Frasier, and writer and character voice on the Simpsons. He has directed over 60 TV episodes, co-wrote the Tom Hanks movie.... [FULL BIO]