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Atlas's Equal - Short Play, Drama

Atlas's Equal

Austin Hughes

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Short Play, Drama

2m, 2f, 2boy(s)

ISBN: 9780573705298

Published in the collection Thespian Playworks 2015

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$9.95
: Thespian Playworks 2015

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Drama

Period

30 minutes

Time Period - 18th Century

Settings Of Play - Summer, 1774. Boston, MA.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre

Just after the Boston Tea Party, several Torries were sent to the colonies to quell any revolutionaries. One such Tory, Paris, arrives at the inn of Helen, demanding quarters. But it's Paris who offers her kindness that her husband Alexander, a strong-willed American. When Paris and Helen become a little too close and Paris begins influencing her son, Alexander decides it be best to mold his son in his image and take him away from Helen.

Published in the collection Thespian Playworks 2015


Atlas's Equal premiered at James Martin High School under the direction of J'Mia Barrow. The play was subsequently produced at the Thespian Festival in Lincoln, NE in June 2015 under the direction of Elise Kauzlaric.

Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f, 2boy(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

ALEX WILLIAMS – Son of Helen Proctor, age twelve
ISOM PROCTOR – African male, fourteen, adopted son of Helen Proctor
HELEN PROCTOR – Unmarried tavern owner, mid-twenties
PARIS BLACKBURN – British officer stationed in the colonies, mid-twenties
MIRANDA GOOD – Friend to the Proctor family, around sixteen
ALEXANDER WILLIAMS– Alex’s father, around thirty
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