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5 Easy Pieces - Collection / Anthology, Dramatic Comedy

5 Easy Pieces

Jason Milligan

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Collection / Anthology, Dramatic Comedy

ISBN: 9780573633898

An eclectic anthology of one-act plays by author Jason Milligan. This collection includes Rituals, One-Way Street, Paul's Ghost, The Fire-Breathing Lady and the Sugarplum Fairy and Key Lime Pie.

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Description

Collection / Anthology

Dramatic Comedy

Farce, Christmas/Holiday, Period

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - 1970s

Settings Of Play - Please see individual titles for settings.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

An eclectic anthology of one-act plays by author Jason Milligan.

Various genres are covered among the five plays included, all with simple sets and easy to produce:

RITUALS - a realistic and heartfelt reaction to 9/11.
ONE-WAY STREET - a gritty and street-wise drama about corrupt cops.
PAUL'S GHOST - a period piece set in 1969, eccentrically whimsical and based on the Beatles' "Paul is Dead" hoax.
THE FIRE-BREATHING LADY AND THE SUGARPLUM FAIRY - a broad comic farce set during the holidays with some fun roles for children.
KEY LIME PIE - a Southern comedy about two eccentric sisters.

RITUALS was originally commissioned by Primary Stages Company in New York City and presented in 2002.

ONE-WAY STREET was originally presented by the Grace Players in Hollywood at the Egyptian Arena Theatre in 1995.

PAUL'S GHOST was originally presented as a staged reading at the George Street Playhouse in 1985.

THE FIRE-BREATHING LADY AND THE SUGARPLUM FAIRY was originally presented as a staged reading by the Grace Players  in Hollywood at the Egyptian Arena Theatre in 1995.

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CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Cross gender casting, Features Children, Features Teens, Flexible casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

CASTING NOTES

Please see titles of the individual plays for casting breakdowns; there are five short plays in this collection, listed also by individual title.

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Jason Milligan

Jason Milligan

Jason Milligan's many stage plays have been performed in numerous productions across the United States, as well as in Canada and Europe. Thirty-seven of his plays are now published by Samuel French Inc., including ...And Then the Rain Came to Mayfield; Cross Country; New York Stories; Southern Exposures; The Prettiest Girl in Lafayette County; Men in Suits; Family Values; Any Friend of Percy ... view full profile

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