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Skirmishes (Cooper) - Short Play, Comedy

Skirmishes (Cooper)

M. Thomas Cooper

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Short Play, Comedy

3m, 3f

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

Farce

10 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - A picnic

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Physical Comedy, Stage Combat

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Elaborate / High Volume Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TAGS

Love

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A man and woman argue at a picnic while ants wage battle and romance around them.

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

Skirmishes was first produced at the 2005 Ashland 10-Minute Play Festival. It was directed by G. Valmont Thomas.
Characters

CASTING

3m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Flexible casting, Multicultural casting

CHORUS SIZE

No Chorus

BRIAN - a young man.
SARAH - a young woman.
FRED - a “formal” ant.
FRANK - a “beach” ant.
GRETA AND GERTRUDE - female ants dressed as German barmaids (non-speaking roles).
Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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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