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Nine Point Eight Meters Per Second Per Second (Barry) - Short Play, Dark Comedy

Nine Point Eight Meters Per Second Per Second (Barry)

Pete Barry

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Short Play, Dark Comedy

1m

ISBN: 9780573698644

Balthazar Kent, ejected from an airplane, tries to regain control of his life through his cellphone.

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$9.95
: Accidents Happen

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with other plays in collection


Description

Short Play

Dark Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century

Settings Of Play - A single, comfortable chair in the void; slight movement and a sound of wind make clear that the chair is plummeting through the atmosphere.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Monologues, Competition or audition material

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Strong Language

TAGS

Business

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

Finalist! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Balthazar Kent, ejected from an airplane, tries to regain control of his life through his cellphone.

Finalist in the 34th Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Festival.

Published in Accidents Happenwinner of the 2009 NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Production of an Original Play.


Nine Point Eight Meters Per Second Per Second was first presented at the 34th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival on July 18th, 2009. It was directed by J. Michael DeAngelis and performed by Pete Barry.
Characters

CASTING

1m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Male, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

BALTHAZAR KENT - a wiry haired English gentleman
Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Pete Barry

Pete Barry

Pete Barry is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, actor, director and musician. His short plays have been published in numerous collections, including Accidents Happen  and Eric Lane's anthology Shorter, Faster, Funnier. Accidents Happen is published by Samuel French and won the 2009 NJACT Perry Award for Outstanding Production of an Original Play. His screenplay 10 Crimes in 2 Hours was a ... view full profile

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