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Dram of Drummhicit, A - Full Length Play, Comedy

Dram of Drummhicit, A

Arthur Kopit, Anton Dudley

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Full Length Play, Comedy

7m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573701658

Arthur Kopit and Anton Dudley
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$14.95
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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Farce, Fantasy, Adventure, Mystery/Thriller, Fables/Folktales, Romantic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - Muckle Skerry, a small island somewhere in the Southern Hebrides, a few years back, when real estate investment still seemed like a good idea.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Play w/ Music, Special Effects

Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set, Opportunity for Spectacle

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes, Nudity/Partial Nudity

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage

An American entrepreneur has found the perfect Scottish island on which to build his new golf course. But as secrets - and bodies - are unearthed, the true nature of the island wreaks comic havoc.

"Gleeful!" - San Diego Union-Tribune

"Keeps the audience in stitches." - La Jolla Light

"A light entertaining evening that's fun and amusing." - North County Times

A Dram of Dummhicit was first presented by La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, California, on May 17, 2012. It was directed by Christopher Ashley.
Characters

CASTING

7m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Expandable casting, Local Celebrity Cameo, Room for Extras, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle), Parts for Senior Actors

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

THE REVEREND THOMAS HAGGLEHORNE - minister of a small parish church on Muckle Skerry
LITTLE NICK - his sexton (late teens to 20s)
ROBERT BRUCE - an American real estate mogul (50s)
CHARLES PEARSE - Robert Bruce’s “fixer” (early to mid 30s)
HARRY MORGAN - a wealthy Edinburgh businessman (50s)
WILLIAM ROSS (a.k.a., Old Willy) - a resident of Muckle Skerry and business partner of HARRY MORGAN (70+)
MACKENZIE STEWART - owner of the only pub on Muckle Skerry (30s to 40s)
ANGUS MACLEOD (a.k.a., Old Angus) - a fisherman and frequenter of the pub (50s to 60s)
FIONA MACLEOD - the fisherman’s daughter, works at the pub (early 20s)
FELICITY OLIPHANT - an anthropologist connected the British Museum (late 30s to 40s)

THE WASHERWOMAN (double cast) - an apirition

VARIOUS TOWNSFOLK

Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author(s)
Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit (born May 10, 1937, New York, N.Y., U.S.), American playwright best known for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad (1960). Subtitled “a pseudoclassical tragifarce in a bastard French tradition,” the play parodies the Theater of the Absurd, the Oedipus complex, and the conventions of avant-garde drama.Kopit attended Harvard University (A.B., 1959), ... view full profile

Anton Dudley

Anton Dudley

Anton Dudley's Off-Broadway credits include Substitution (Playwrights Realm/Soho Playhouse), Getting Home (Second Stage Uptown), Slag Heap (Cherry Lane Theater), and Honor and the River (SPF/Theater Row).  Regionally, his plays and musicals have been presented at La Jolla Playhouse, Williamstown Theater Festival, Walnut Street Theater, Ensemble Studio Theater, City Theater, Luna Stage, ... view full profile

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