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Pianos - Short Play, Dark Comedy

Pianos

Don Nigro

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Short Play, Dark Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573703706

Willy and Myrtle Casey, both 98, can't find their eleven year old grand-nephew Jimmy, and Myrtle is afraid that he's become hopelessly lost in the enormous stack of old pianos that Willy has been collecting in his barn for the last sixty or seventy years. 

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Description

Short Play

Dark Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - 1910s / WWI

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

Willy and Myrtle Casey, both 98, can't find their eleven year old grand-nephew Jimmy, and Myrtle is afraid that he's become hopelessly lost in the enormous stack of old pianos that Willy has been collecting in his barn for the last sixty or seventy years. The pianos are stacked up wildly everywhere, and Jimmy likes to climb on them like a monkey and play the ones at the top. Myrtle is especially annoyed about the pianos because the barn is so full that the cows keep coming into the house, and Willy can't even play the piano. But Willy believes that God has told him to collect all these old pianos, and is about to reveal to him somehow, through them, the secret of life.

Published in Darkpool & Other Plays.

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1m, 1f

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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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