Official Selection FFTG Awards 2020 Laurel

The Single Man

Comedy, Spoof
20 mins
United States
English

Ten eligible ladies.  One lucky single man.  One Zoom link.  Endless drama, laughs, heartbreaks, and breakthroughs.  Totally unscripted and improvised.

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Director's Interview

Title: 

The Single Man

Original Title: 

A Single Man

Production Year: 

2020

Director: 

Cast: 

Gabrielle Adkins – “Portia Maybee”
Lukas Raphael – “Shane Labeau”
Hui-Shan Yong – “Marcee Lii”
Sara Duplancic – “Madeline McCann”
Mahima Saigal – “Pooja Sahni”
Kate Herman – “Hannah Hemsby”
Elizabeth Poleski – “Amber Carlson”
Marilyn Caserta – “Caro Gonzales”
Maggie Alexander – “Aspen Meadow”
Nicole Narro – “Marie eClaire”
Maria Mogavero – “Sharon Sharron”
Aoife Williamson – “Linda McCarthy”

Producer: 

Gabrielle Adkins, Hui-Shan Yong

Writer: 

Gabrielle Adkins, Hui-Shan Yong

Festival: 

Category: 

Experimental, Webisode

Country: 

United States

Language: 

English

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Director's Statement

My co-producer and I created this show out of a need to keep creating and performing during COVID. For us as actors, as for the rest of the world, managing life and our jobs became very difficult.

The idea for this project came both: out of a need to cope with the sudden changes to daily life, and out of a spark of inspiration that came from watching our friends handling dating in the time of social distancing. Also, the shared guilty pleasure of reality-tv dating shows.

Ultimately, we wanted to create something that would give people something to laugh about.  Especially when the world around us is and feels so dire.  We wanted to share laughter with as many people as possible – from a safe social distance of course.

Gabrielle Adkins

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