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Balls (Grant) - Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

Balls (Grant)

George Cameron Grant

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Short Play, Dramatic Comedy

1m, 4f

ISBN: 9780874401950

“Balls,” by George Cameron Grant, is a hilarious conversation between five Christmas ornaments with strong personalities tucked snugly in a box. I want one of those silver hats!" - IndyTheatreHabit.com. Published in 4 X'MAS, a collection of Holiday one-acts.

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$9.95
: 4 X'mas

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$75 with other plays in collection


Description

Short Play

Dramatic Comedy

Farce, Fantasy, Adventure, Christmas/Holiday

30 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Five Christmas Balls in an imaginary cardboard box.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission, Physical Comedy

Competition or audition material

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups, Church / Religious Groups

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival

A box of very eccentric, multi-colored holiday ornaments discover just how fragile their existence really is.

Published in 4 X'MAS, a collection of Holiday one-acts.

“Balls,” by George Cameron Grant, is a hilarious conversation between five Christmas ornaments with strong personalities tucked snugly in a box. I want one of those silver hats!" - IndyTheatreHabit.com

BALLS is a part of the 4 X'MAS collection of Holiday one-acts, which first appeared in its entirety at the Jewel Box Stage of The Workshop Theatre, New York City, in December 2007. BALLS was also featured in PHOENIX THEATRE of Indiana's A VERY PHOENIX THEATRE in 2008, and reprised in 2010.
Characters

CASTING

1m, 4f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Multicultural casting, Parts for Senior Actors

SILVER BALL - 60s; female.
RED BALL - 20s-30s; female.
GOLD BALL - 30s-50s; female.
BLUE BALL - 20s-40s; male.
GREEN BALL - 30s-50s; female.
Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
George Cameron Grant

George Cameron Grant

George Cameron Grant is the grandson of Lanarkshire-born Olympian George Guthrie Cameron. He is the internationally produced author of 12 full length plays, dozens of one acts, and countless monologues. His latest full-length, FORTUNE, inspired by the life of Miss Rose Fortune (http://www.RoseFortune.com) appeared last summer at NYC's MITF Festival, to packed houses and standing ovations, and ... view full profile

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Reviews
Lawrence Winer 1/10/2014 6:12 PM
I laughed and laughed, from the belly. Such a novel/creative concept. A bit of brilliance, shining through the vastness of the playwriting universe. I could watch this once a week forever!
Samantha Morrow 9/24/2013 12:44 AM
I was hoping to find cleverly written Christmas alternatives, instead I found unnecessarily crude stories. These stories could have been great but were ruined by lack of creativity.

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