Love Poem #98

by  Regina Taylor

10 Minute Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f

In Regina Taylor's abstract play, Emmanuel follows a mysterious woman named Mary, who is simultaneously Madonna and Whore. 

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Love Poem #98

by  Regina Taylor

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy, Fables/Folktales, Experimental, Faith-based
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In Regina Taylor's abstract play, Emmanuel follows a mysterious woman named Mary, who is simultaneously Madonna and Whore. 
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, 1950s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The tone is 50s film noir. A Hammett-like murder mystery. 
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

1m, 2f

MARY
WIFE
EMMANUEL

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Cast Attributes

  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Flexible casting

Casting Notes

Mary, the whore, and Mary, the wife, may be played by the same actress: underneath Mary's raincoat is the wife's housedress and apron. 

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Authors

Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor

Premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in 1995. 

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