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Full Length Play, Drama
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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
Mandatory Music/Media Fee: $15 per performance
Full Length Play
120 minutes (2 hours)
Time Period - 19th Century
Settings Of Play - 1884-1890. London. One scene is in Belgium.
Cutting Approved for Competition, UIL Approved, Competition or audition material
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Mild Adult Themes
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Tony, From Broadway
"Pomerance's tale showcases the triumph of a very human spirit, personified by the sensitive, almost saintly Merrick."-Associated Press, Read More
"It is nevertheless a spectacular delivery system for bravura performances." Vulture, Read More
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No one with any history of back trouble should attempt the part of Merrick as contorted. Anyone playing the part of Merrick should be advised to consult a physician about the problems of sustaining any unnatural or twisted position.
N/A (Not a musical)
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