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Death of Von Horvath, The - Short Play, Drama

Death of Von Horvath, The

Don Nigro

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Short Play, Drama

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573693472

In this haunting play about fate, Von Horvath's flight takes him first takes him first to a room in Amsterdam where a beautiful gypsy reads his fortune and gives him a choice.

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$9.95
: Gypsy Woman and Other Plays, The

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Drama

10 minutes

Time Period - 1930s

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TAGS

Death, Love, Memory

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

In 1938 playwright Odon Von Horvath was killed when lightening struck a tree he had taken shelter under. No one else under the tree was hurt. In Paris to escape the Nazis, he was on his way to see Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In this haunting play about fate, Von Horvath's flight takes him first to a room in Amsterdam where a beautiful gypsy reads his fortune and gives him a choice.

Published in The Gypsy Woman & 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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