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Clowns - Short Play, Comedy

Clowns

M. Thomas Cooper

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Short Play, Comedy

4m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573663680

Published in the collection Tongue, Tied and Other Short Plays.

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$9.95
: Tongue, Tied And Other Short Plays

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with companion piece


Description

Short Play

Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - Late afternoon in a small, unassuming city park.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission, Physical Comedy

Bare Stage/Simple Set

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TAGS

Love

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

A children's clown, possibly on the run from the law, bemoans his fate and falls in love with a mother of one of his clients. She convinces him that he might be happier if he becomes a normal person and just does clowning on the sly.

Published in the collection Tongue, Tied and Other Short Plays.

Characters

CASTING

4m, 1f

DWAYNE - Dude The Kid Clown.
JARVIS - Dwayne’s flute-playing side-kick.
CARRIE EVERLY - single mother.
SERGEANT BURK - police officer.
PRIVATE HANS - Burk’s side-kick.
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

Easy

Author
M. Thomas  Cooper

M. Thomas Cooper

M. (Michael) Thomas Cooper studied literature and theatre at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, San Francisco State University, and Portland State University, where he received his degree. In 2008 his first novel, 42, was published by Ooligan Press. Also in 2008 his 10-minute play Tongue, Tied was presented at The Humana Festival of New American Plays, which subsequently led to ... view full profile

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