The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi

by  Dennis A. Allen II

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  3m, 2f

In The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi, Dwight gets stuck neck deep in mud and is forced to seek help from the girlfriend he's been abusive to for years and her overprotective older brother.

Read more +

The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi

by  Dennis A. Allen II

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi, Dwight gets stuck neck deep in mud and is forced to seek help from the girlfriend he's been abusive to for years and her overprotective older brother.

Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 35th Series.

Read more +

Accolades

  • Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival

Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission, Special Effects
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

3m, 2f
DWIGHT – African American Male, mid 20s
FAITH – Overweight, Caucasian Female, early 20s
BILLY – Caucasian Male, 30s
MR. WHITMAN – Caucasian, late 40s
MRS. WHITMAN – Caucasian, late 30s
See all +

Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Ensemble cast

More

Authors

Dennis A. Allen II

Dennis A. Allen II is an actor, playwright, and New York native, who takes his mantra from Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist: “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only real obligation.” After receiving his BA in Communications, Dennis tried his hand at acting, thinking it would be a hobby, and auditioned for a local repe ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences