Death and Javier Miguel Lopez Guadalajara Asante

by  M. Thomas Cooper

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m

Published in the collection Tongue, Tied and Other Short Plays.

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Death and Javier Miguel Lopez Guadalajara Asante

by  M. Thomas Cooper

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Death and Javier Miguel Lopez Guadalajara Asante

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A coffee stand vendor tricks Death into giving him his job.

Published in the collection Tongue, Tied and Other Short Plays.

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Keywords

Death

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with companion piece

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A downtown street corner with a portable espresso cart.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

Music

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

Casting

3m
JOSÉ - a young barista.
DEATH - the stark and somber collector of souls.
SAMUEL - a city worker with a penchant for philosophy.
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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

M. Thomas Cooper

M. (Michael) Thomas Cooper studied literature and theatre at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, San Francisco State University, and Portland State University, where he received his degree. In 2008 his first novel, 42, was published by Ooligan Press. Also in 200 ...

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Death and Javier Miguel Guadelajara Asante was first produced by the Northwest Playwright's Guild at the 2000 April-Foolery Short Play Showcase. It was directed by Susan Chamberlain.

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