William Roach at Valley Forge

by  Don Nigro

10 Minute Play, Dark Comedy  /  2m

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is being made available now in manuscript form prior to its publication.

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William Roach at Valley Forge

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

William Roach and his friend Cobby, two American soldiers, sit in the snow at Valley Forge and try to decide whether the Revolution makes any sense, what the sex life of George and Martha Washington must be like, and the perfections of William's wife, the beautiful Mary Clark, in this very funny and sad play about the making of America.

Published in Emotion Memory & Other Plays.

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Keywords

Death, Friendship, Memory, War

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 18th Century
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

2m
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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Authors

Don Nigro

Don Nigro is among the most frequently published and widely produced playwrights in the world and has continued to build a deeply interrelated and diverse body of dramatic literature, employing a wide variety of dramatic conventions and styles of presentation. He has written monologues and epics, spare realistic dramas ...

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