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Verite - Full Length Play, Dark Comedy

Verite

Nick Jones

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Full Length Play, Dark Comedy

4m, 2f, 1boy(s)

ISBN: 9780573705182

"Mr. Jones deftly satirizes the mania for memoirs." - The New York Times

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Description

Full Length Play

Dark Comedy

90 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - The Darum family's cramped attic apartment in Patterson, New Jersey, and a few other locations in New York and Bogota. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Off-Broadway

Struggling writer Jo has been given the opportunity of a lifetime to write her own memoir. The only catch is that her publishers explicitly ask that she only write about her life truly, and that it be as exciting as possible. Forced to rexamine her rather dull life, strange events begin to occur, and Jo has to decide if her life is worth writing about, or worth living.

REVIEWS 

"Verité will definitely make you laugh and gasp." - TheatreMania 

"Mr. Jones deftly satirizes the mania for memoirs." - The New York Times



Verité premiered at LCT3 in New York City in January 2015 under the direction of Moritz von Stupnagel.

Characters

CASTING

4m, 2f, 1boy(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Roles for Children

ANDREAS VELNER - male early 30s, Norwegian
SVEN KANDETTY - male, mid 30s, Norwegian
JO DARUM - female, mid 30s, prone to nervousness.
LIZ DARUM - mid 30s, brash.
JOSH DARUM - male, early 40s, means well but easily irritated.
LINCOLN DARUM - boy, 8 years old, dry delivery.
WINSTON - male, late 20s-mid 30s.
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  • Montage of LCT3 Verité

Author
Nick Jones

Nick Jones

Nick Jones is a Los Angeles based writer. His play TREVOR has won numerous awards and is widely produced. His play THE COWARD received its world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3 in winter 2010, under the direction of Sam Gold. Other plays include VERITE, and IMPORTANT HATS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Nick is also a puppet designer and performer, whose critically acclaimed madcap rock puppet ... view full profile

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