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New York Stories: Five Plays About Life in New York - Collection / Anthology, Dramatic Comedy

New York Stories: Five Plays About Life in New York

Jason Milligan

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Collection / Anthology, Dramatic Comedy

9m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573623592

Jason Milligan's anthology of one-act plays set in New York City features a wide range of styles and tones, ranging from wacky comedy to romance to drama.  This collection includes: Best Warm Beer in Brooklyn, John's Ring, Next Tuesday, Nights in Hohokus, and Shoes

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Description

Collection / Anthology

Dramatic Comedy

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary, 1980s

Settings Of Play - Each of the plays lives within a single setting, accomplished with minimal sets and props.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Intense Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences, Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

Jason Milligan's anthology of one-act plays set in New York City features a wide range of styles and tones, ranging from wacky comedy to romance to drama.  This collection includes:

Best Warm Beer in Brooklyn
John's Ring
Next Tuesday
Nights in Hohokus
Shoes

Each of these plays was originally premiered as part of an evening of one-acts on New York stages.  SHOES was originally presented at Actors Theatre of Louisville in 1984.
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CASTING

9m, 4f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

CASTING NOTES

If you were to produce the entire evening of plays, a total of 13 actors/actresses would be required (though doubling would be possible). The cast breakdowns for each of the plays is considerably smaller.  Please see each of the individual titles for a specific breakdown.

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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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