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How Many Children Had Lady Macbeth? - Short Play, Dark Comedy

How Many Children Had Lady Macbeth?

Don Nigro

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Short Play, Dark Comedy

1f

ISBN: 9780573621055

"Funny... . Plays delightful games with language. . . . A great showcase for young talent." - Cleveland Plain Dealer.
An actress tells of her obsessive quest to play Lady Mac, of the disastrous productions she's starred in, and how being an actress has made her desperate to play her favorite role for the children she will never have.

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Description

Short Play

Dark Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - 1980s

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Monologues

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

In How Many Children Had Lady Macbeth? an actress tells of her obsessive quest to play Lady Mac, of the disastrous productions she's starred in, and how being an actress has made her desperate to play her favorite role for the children she will never have. Part of The Girlhood Of Shakespeare's Heroines. In Cincinnati & Other Plays.

"Funny... . Plays delightful games with language. . . . A great showcase for young talent." - Cleveland Plain Dealer.

"This is theatre of ideas that assume flesh and blood because the characters are so strong, so indelible and filled with sly humor." - Akron Beacon Journal.

First produced by the Porthouse Theatre Company in Kent, Ohio in July, 1988, directed by Marya Bednerik.
Characters

CASTING

1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Don Nigro

Don Nigro

Don Nigro is among the most frequently published and widely produced playwrights in the world and has continued to build a deeply interrelated and diverse body of dramatic literature, employing a wide variety of dramatic conventions and styles of presentation. He has written monologues and epics, spare realistic dramas and surreal homicidal puppet farces, plays with music and verse plays. He ... view full profile

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