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Bible - Short Play, Dark Comedy

Bible

Don Nigro

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Short Play, Dark Comedy

1m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573625237

This unusual play would make an excellent pairing with God's Spies.

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$9.95
: Something In The Basement and Other Plays

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Dark Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - Victorian (British and American)

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Exterior Set

Period Costumes

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

In this Victorian primer gone berserk, Papa is a Christian censor. Mama has taken Annabel and Harry to the park to read them edifying passages from the Bible. The Old Testament story of lust, incest and murder she stumbles on is not what Mama had in mind, but it holds them all spellbound. This play will infuriate people like Papa, but its madness and witty irreverence reveals the unexpected beauty buried in a complex book that hypocrites who would control what we read are too blind to see. This unusual play would make an excellent pairing with God's Spies.

Published in Something In The Basement & Other Plays.

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1m, 2f

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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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