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This Site Unsuitable for Dragons - Short Play, Comedy

This Site Unsuitable for Dragons

Dick Dotterer

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Short Play, Comedy

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780874406269

A highly stylized theatrical pastiche in which the audience is always kept aware that they are watching actors portraying animals endowed with very recognizable human foibles. Starring commedia favorites such as Pantalone, Capitano, and Arlecchino. 

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Farce, Theatre for Young Audiences, Commedia del Arte

Settings Of Play - The action of the play occurs outside Pantalone's house in the Peacable Kingdom.  The time of day is summer. A long time ago when animals could speak with the language of men.

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Physical Comedy

Bare Stage/Simple Set

A highly stylized theatrical pastiche in which the audience is always kept aware that they are watching actors portraying animals endowed with very recognizable human foibles. Starring commedia favorites such as Pantalone, Capitano, and Arlecchino. Laughter abounds as Arlecchino invents an invasion of dragons, and uses every prank in the book. Chases, disguises and ghosts bounce about the stage in high gear as this exhilarating romp ends in wave after wave of laughter.
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CASTING

3m, 3f

CASTING NOTES

This Site Unsuitable for Dragons was first performed on September 25 and 26, 1982, by the Drama club of Lutheran High School West, Detroit, Michigan. It was directed by Miss Leila Finzel.

ARLECCHINO - a young, prankish monkey.
LUCINDA - a young and beautiful, gentle pheasant.
ZERBINETTA - her friend; a sad vixen, a young female fox.
MARTINE - Pantalone's housekeeper; an over-bearing parrot.
PANTALONE - Lucinda's uncle; and aged peacock; a miser.
CAPITANO - a boastful tiger.

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