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Horse Farce - Monologues, Dark Comedy

Horse Farce

Don Nigro

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Monologues, Dark Comedy

1m

ISBN: 9780573693434

An old stage actor reminisces about his triumphs in a certain famous farce, but his defective memory and his many backstage amours disrupt the flow of his narrative. 

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$9.95
: Genesis and Other Plays

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Monologues

Dark Comedy

10 minutes

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Monologues

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TAGS

Aging, Love, Memory

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

An old stage actor reminisces about his triumphs in a certain famous farce, but his defective memory and his many backstage amours disrupt the flow of his narrative. La Rue, a compulsive raconteur, doesn't let this stop him. The increasingly convoluted stream of sordid and hysterical memoirs reveals the absurdity, vanity, sadness and joy of a life spent in the cruel chaos of the theatre, providing a wonderful piece for a character actor.

Published in Genesis & Other Plays.

Characters

CASTING

1m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Male, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

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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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