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Praying Mantis - 10 Minute Play, Drama

Praying Mantis

Don Nigro

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10 Minute Play, Drama

1m, 1f

ISBN: MS00000000009

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is being made available now in manuscript form prior to its publication.

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$19.95
: Grim Lake and Other Plays

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

10 Minute Play

Drama

10 minutes

Time Period - New Millennium/21st Century

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A swing on a back porch on a late summer night. Laura, a girl of 17, has been abandoned first by her father, then by her mother, and left in the care of her stepfather, Stephen, 38. They sit on the swing on the back porch on a late summer night, each struggling to come to terms with the growing but unspoken sexual tension between them. A terse, understated little ticking time bomb of a play, in which most of what is going on lies just under the surface of the dialogue. Meant to be done on its own, or in a trilogy with Night and Hologram, or as part of a group of six interrelated one acts that also includes Entanglement, Telepathy and Uncertainty.

Published in Grim Lake & 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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