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Reader - Full Length Play, Drama

Reader

Ariel Dorfman

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Full Length Play, Drama

4m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573651328

"A politically charged play about what happens to a society when it suppresses important truths in the name of higher ideals." – My London Your London

"A veritable hall of mirrors: a mixture of Kafka and Pirandello" – Guardian

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Mystery/Thriller

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - The near future, everywhere.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TAGS

Business, Death

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A censor discovers that the subversive novel he is about to ban is describing his own life and hinting that a terrible fate awaits his son. He must hunt down the author before it comes true...
"A politically charged play about what happens to a society when it suppresses important truths in the name of higher ideals. – My London Your London "A veritable hall of mirrors: a mixture of Kafka and Pirandello" – Guardian
Characters

CASTING

4m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Flexible casting

DANIEL LUCAS - around fifty years old.
DON ALFONSO - same actor as Daniel Lucas.
IRENE - a secretary, in her thirties.
JAQUELINE -  same actor as Irene.
NICK (NICHOLAS) LUCAS - Daniel Lucas' son, around twenty-five/thirty, a writer.
ENRIQUE MORALES - same actor plays Nick.
DAVID MALKO - same actor plays Nick.
TANYA - a shadow woman, Daniel's former wife. Between twenty and thirty years old.
SONIA - David Malko's wife, same actor plays Tanya.
MAN - ageless, can only play himself.
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Ariel Dorfman

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