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Crossing the Bar - Short Play, Comedy

Crossing the Bar

Don Nigro

Short Play, Comedy

1m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573601682

Two women sit in a funeral parlor with the corpse of a recently deceased loved one, when the corpse sits up and asks for Betty. Who is this Betty, they wonder?

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$8.95
: God's Spies and Crossing the Bar

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - A funeral parlor. An open coffin. Flowers around. Folding chairs.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

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

Two women sit in a funeral parlor with the corpse of a recently deceased loved one, saying things like "Doesn't he look like himself," when the corpse sits up and asks for Betty. Who is this Betty, they wonder? God certainly works in mysterious ways. In God's Spies & Crossing The Bar.
Crossing the Bar was first presented on WISU Radio in Terre Haute, Indiana, on January 28, 1979. It was directed by Geoff Hammill.
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CASTING

1m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast

MARGARET - an old lady
GRETCHEN - her friend
CORPSE - a dead person
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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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