10 Minute Play
Time Period - 1900-1910, Victorian (British and American)
Settings Of Play - 1903: At sea, on a road, a telegraph office, in the sky.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Scene work, Competition or audition material
Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
In this whimsical short play, a Catholic priest journeys to Vermont to investigate rumors of saintly activity by an irreverent local 13 year-old girl. She, like the rest of her local townspeople, speaks in riddles and aphorisms and might be able to see the future. Is she a saint or just eccentric?
Published in Ten Minute Plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Vol. 1.
Americansaint was produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville on May 26, 1987. It was directed by Bob Krakower.