Tiny Baby

TEN-MINUTE: Susan's trying as hard as she can to have fun at her class reunion, which she's attending with her husband and her baby. Her tiny baby. Her really, really, really really tiny baby. Are all these people judging the size of her tiny baby?

The Miami New Times said that Tiny Baby "comes off as an homage to Edward Albee and a welcome jolt from the naturalism of so much American drama.”
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Tiny Baby

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  • Rachel Bublitz:
    9 Apr. 2018
    Super funny and well constructed, TINY BABY is a great ten-minute that is just the right size. It has all the awkward pain of being a fresh parent with the added bonus awkward pain of being back with people you didn't necessarily like from High School. A play where big is BIG and tiny is, well, it's fine, really, it's just, ya know, kinda tiny. Would love to see this produced!
  • Greg Burdick:
    8 Nov. 2017
    “Tiny Baby” hits every note of the “We’re First Time Parents” theme song: the fear of inadequacy, the worry you’ll be discovered not knowing what the hell you’re doing, the anxiety about the future prospects of your newborn son or daughter. It has all the zaniness of an eleventh-hour SNL sketch, but there’s sophisticated architecture underneath in this 10 minute play. Great callback closer.
  • Asher Wyndham:
    16 Mar. 2017
    This little absurd play should be a lot of fun for readers and audience members. Pfeffinger's zany take on the class reunion may be a head-scratcher--and that's a good thing, yes: the play leaves you wondering...what does that teeny-tiny baby mean?

Character Information

  • Vanessa
    30-40,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Susan's former classmate. She's a lot.
  • Susan
    30-40,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    New parent, Alec's wife
  • Alec
    30-40,
    Any
    ,
    Male
    Susan's husband, a lawyer, along for the ride

Development History

  • Workshop
    ,
    Chicago Dramatists
    ,
    2004

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Estrogen Fest
    ,
    2007
  • Professional
    ,
    Actors Theatre of Louisville
    ,
    2006
  • Professional
    ,
    City Theatre of Miami
    ,
    2006