The Giant Rat of Sumatra

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  4m, 2f

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The Giant Rat of Sumatra

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Sherlock Holmes has been having a horrifying recurring dream about a giant cannibal rat. What's even more disturbing, a series of clients who show up at Baker Street have been having the same dream. Can Holmes, Watson and Madame Blavatsky solve the mystery before the creature devours them?

Published in The Foul Fiend Robert Artisson & Other 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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American)
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

4m, 2f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

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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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