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Short Play, Drama
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Settings Of Play - The entrance of the Joy RIo, a third-rate cinema which used to be a great old opera house.
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High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
A young movie theater usher is being shown around on his first day on the job by an older usher. He warns him about letting people up into the balcony and box seats. But beyond that the older usher hints that their manager is not to be trusted. When push comes to shove, the older usher loses it and goes up the stairs himself ripping off his uniform along the way.
Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays
These are the Stairs You Got to Watch premiered at theKennedy Center in a production by the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC in April 2004 under the direction of Michael Kahn.
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The play can be performed with up to three policeman.
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