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Pasquini the Magnificent - Short Play, Comedy

Pasquini the Magnificent

Sam Ingraffia

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Short Play, Comedy

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573694370

A has been magician is making a comeback at a convention of meat packers. He encounters a woman in tears who has just slapped her husband for his philandering.

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$9.95
: Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 18th Series

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

30 minutes

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - A storeroom.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Local Celebrity Cameo, Physical Comedy

Scene work, Competition or audition material

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

A has been magician is making a comeback at a convention of meat packers. He encounters a woman in tears who has just slapped her husband for his philandering. The magician and woman start out at odds but come to commiserate with each other, after which the magician goes on to perform with new confidence.

Published in Off Off Broadway Plays, 18th Series.

"...A slice-of-life drama that is intriguing and entertaining." - Drama-Logue/Backstage West

Characters

CASTING

2m, 1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting, Parts for Senior Actors

CASTING NOTES

Great roles for mature actors.

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

JACK THOMAS - (40s), A wholesale meat broker.   He thinks he's more clever than he really is.
ENZO PASQUINI - (50-60s),  And aging magician. He's trying to come back after suffering a stroke.MARION KELLY - (40-50), An attractive housewife.  Under her quiet exterior is a fiesty spirit.

Author
Sam Ingraffia

Sam Ingraffia

Sam Ingraffia is an award-winning writer/producer. His plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles and in numerous regional theaters.  After a very successful run in Los Angeles, his play Chateau Rene moved to New York City, where it won the prestigious Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Play Competition.  Another play, Pasquini the Magnificent, also went on to win the Samuel French ... view full profile

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