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Two Cities:  The Bells of Nagasaki and The Mask of Hiroshima - Collection / Anthology, Drama

Two Cities: The Bells of Nagasaki and The Mask of Hiroshima

Ernest Ferlita

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Collection / Anthology, Drama

4m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573701405

"Two Cities is an 'eloquent expression' of faith." - The New York Times

Two one-act plays that dramatize the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Japan with poetic lyricism. 

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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
$45 per short play individually


Description

Collection / Anthology

Drama

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Settings Of Play -

The Bells of Nagasaki: Nagasaki, August 6th, 1945, then October and December. 

The Mask of Hiroshima: Hiroshima, seven years after the Bomb. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

TAGS

War

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Two one-act plays that dramatize the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Japan with poetic lyricism.
"Two Cities is an 'eloquent expression' of faith." - The New York Times

The Bells of Nagasaki and The Mask of Hiroshima were originally presented by the Spectrum Stage in New York on March 8th, 1996. They were directed by Ken Lowstetter. 

Characters

CASTING

4m, 1f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Asian Actor(s), Expandable casting, Room for Extras

CHORUS SIZE

Small

The Bells of Nagasaki:
CHORUS LEADER
CHIMOTO-SAN
DR. TAKASHI NAGAI
ICHITARO YAMADA
KAYANO - a little girl. 
A YOUNG WOMAN
CHORUS

The Mask of Hiroshima:
CHORUS LEADER
OKUMA
SHINJI ISHIKAWA
HISA ISHIKAWA
A DOCTOR
CHORUS

Rental Materials

MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author

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