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Hangman - Short Play, Dark Comedy

Hangman

Pete Barry

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Short Play, Dark Comedy

5m

ISBN: 9780573698644

A budding teenage philosopher-scientist searches for the truth by experimenting on his friend with a hallucinogenic cocktail.

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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, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A classroom at Washington boarding school. Evening.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission, Special Effects

Monologues, Scene work, Competition or audition material

Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Drugs, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes, Smoking

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A budding teenage philosopher-scientist searches for the truth by experimenting on his friend with a hallucinogenic cocktail.

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

Hangman was originally presented by The Porch Room as part of Five Cornered Thinking at the New York Comedy Club on September 8-16, 2000.
Characters

CASTING

5m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Features Teens

CASTING NOTES

All characters are teenagers (about 15), and a teenaged cast may certainly be used; however, due to strong language, traditionally Hangman has been performed by young adults.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

DRENTH
YANKUS
TETWILLIGER
HARMON
JONES
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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