KickAss Plays For Women

by  Jane Shepard

Collection / Anthology, Drama  /  2f

Four powerful short plays for powerful people written by multiple award-winning playwright Jane Shepard.

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KickAss Plays For Women

by  Jane Shepard

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Four powerful short plays for powerful people! Written by multiple award-winning playwright Jane Shepard.

All have 2-woman casts, with age flexible roles, and each play, in very different ways, looks at the tender, funny, sometimes harrowing search for meaning.  Includes comedy and drama, and all feature Shepard's heady mix of contemporary lyricism, wit, and insight.

Collection includes:
Nine
Commencing
Friends of the Deceased
The Last Nickel

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Each play features modest or no set requirements.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus

Casting

2f
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Parts for Senior Actors

Casting Notes

Plus 2 pupeteers in "The Last Nickel"

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Authors

Jane Shepard

Jane Shepard's works have been produced in New York, around the U.S. and in five nations. During 25 years in New York City she recieved numerous productions and worked in association with some of the city's most revered companies, among them Circle Rep, The Public, New York Stage & Film, and Ensem ...

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Each of the included four plays enoyed highly successful premieres in New York City.  

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