Egyptology

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f

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

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Egyptology

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Experimental
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Anna is translating the work of Ben, an American writer, and their trans-Atlantic telephone conversations have drawn them closer and closer, but Anna is afraid to cross the water. In the next room her daughter calls to her. She is torn between her desire to be with him, her love of her daughter, and her deeper fear that all relationships between men and women are hopelessly corrupted. One of nine short plays tracing the history of a relationship, each of which may be done separately or in combination with any or all of the others.

Published in The Zoar Plays.

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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: 1990s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 2f
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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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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