At the Diner with Dad


His daughter is taking Dad to his appointments and they’re at lunch. It’s a battle to be heard, but Dad finds a way to get her attention!

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  • Walter Thinnes
    10 minute comedy
    1 man, 2 women

    About the play: His daughter is taking Dad to his appointments and they’re at lunch. It’s a battle to be heard, get noticed, and connect but Dad finds a way to get her attention!

    Winner of Heartland Theatre’s Ten-Minute Play Festival, Tri-State Theatre Festival, Page-to Stage Festival at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Festival of Ten, National Play Reading Festival, and more.

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    About the playwright: Walter Thinnes says he is an early career playwright trapped in a later life body. Over the last ten years he has written a number of full length, one act and ten-minute plays and has been fortunate to win a few competitions and have a great deal of his work produced. His works have had more than 100 readings, productions, or have been recognized in competitions in 25 states so far. 


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    Walter Thinnes



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    10 Minute Play





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    In a Restaurant, Parents and Children