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Skin Hungry

Erin Mallon
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Ruth is a 74-year-old woman. Rowan is a 23-year-old man. They’re in love. And Ruth’s 43-year-old son is freaking the hell out.

Production Info

Cast: 4 total (2 female, 2 male)
Full Length Comedy (about 90 minutes)
Minimal Set Requirements
Contemporary Costumes

Press Quotes

“A beautiful use of comedy to reveal our humanity.” —St Pete Catalyst

About the Author


  • Erin Mallon

    ERIN MALLON is a USA Today Bestselling Author, playwright, producer of audio plays and narrator of 600 audiobooks. She is a six-time Earphones Award Winner and a five-time Audie Award Nominee. Her audio play THESE WALLS CAN TALK is a 2021 Independent Audiobook Award Winner for Humor. The Natural History Series is Erin’s debut trio of romantic comedy novels including FLIRTASAURUS, LOVEBUG and SHARKBAIT. Erin’s plays have been presented with Urban Stages, New Georges, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, The Collective, Cherry Picking, Great Plains Theater Conference, Samuel French #OOB Short Play Festival, Project Y Theater, Vivid Stage, Mile Square Theatre and more. Erin’s play BRANCHED (dir. Robert Ross Parker) premiered with InViolet Theater at HERE Arts Center in NYC and is in print with Original Works Publishing. Her play, THE NET WILL APPEAR had its Off-Broadway Premiere at 59E59 Theaters in NYC starring the great Richard Masur and is now available on as an audio drama co-starring Matilda Lawler (Disney Plus' Flora & Ulysses, Broadway's THE FERRYMAN). Erin's other full-length plays include: PALE BLUE DOT(S), GOOD RIDDANCE, SOFT ANIMALS, HAND ME DOWN, STUNNING DISPLAYS OF PROWESS, SKIN HUNGRY, THE OTHER WHITE MEAT, COME FIND ME, THESE WALLS CAN TALK 2: THE NARWHAL STRIKES BACK! And THESE WALLS CAN TALK 3: RISE OF THE MACHINE. Along with writer Bixby Elliot, Erin is the founder and co-curator of The Brooklyn Generator (a playwriting engine that creates "plays in less-than-30-days") and one half of The Theater Husband / Theater Wife Project. Erin lives in a little yellow house on the outskirts of NYC with her husband and Three J's.

About the Book

Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 2/20/2024
Pages 68
ISBN 9780881459975

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Special Notes

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Skin Hungry is produced
by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC