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Dot - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Dot

Colman Domingo

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

4m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573705229

This twisted and hilarious new play grapples unflinchingly with aging parents, midlife crises, and the heart of a West Philly neighborhood.

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Description

Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - An upscale kitchen and a tasteful living room in West Philadelphia.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Strong Language

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

The holidays are always a wild family affair at the Shealy house. But this year, Dotty and her three grown children gather with more than exchanging presents on their minds. As Dotty struggles to hold on to her memory, her children must fight to balance care for their mother and care for themselves. This twisted and hilarious new play grapples unflinchingly with aging parents, midlife crises, and the heart of a West Philly neighborhood.

REVIEWS

"A thoroughly entertaining comedy-drama! [...] An impressive advance for Colman Domingo." - The New York Times, Read More

"Dot is disarmingly funny and most rewarding!" - NY1 

"Very funny, very moving [...]" - The Huffington Post, Read More 

"Dot is a beautifully unsettling play! [...] Colman Domingo's most ambitious play to date. A fearless mix of bone-dry humor and warp-speed emotional shifts." - Entertainment Weekly, Read More

"A magnificent new play! Full of laughter and heartbreak [...] Colman Domingo tackles the subject with intelligence, heart and humor." - Theatre Mania, Read More


Dot premiered as a part of the Humana Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in march 2015 under the direction of Meredith McDonough.

Characters

CASTING

4m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Role(s) for Latino Actor(s), Parts for Senior Actors

DOTTY - African American, 63 years old
SHELLY - African American, 45 years old
JACKIE - Caucasian, 40 years old
DONNIE - African American, 40 years old
ADAM - Caucasian/Latin/Arab, 40 years old
AVERIE - African American, 35 years old
FIDEL - Kazakh, mid to late 20's
Videos
  • Humana Interview with Colman Domingo

  • Humana First Look at Dot

  • Dot quotes teaser

Author
Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo

The Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League Award nominated and OBIE, GLAAD and Lucille Lortel Award winning actor, playwright and director, stars in the AMC series original series Fear the Walking Dead as Victor Strand. Domingo has also recurred on the Cinemax series The Knick as well as guest starred on Horace and Pete and Lucifer. He co-starred in the Academy Award® nominated Paramount/Pathé ... view full profile

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Reviews
Raul Aktanov 12/4/2016 11:27 AM
Love this play!!!

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