Europe After the Rain

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  3m, 1f

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Europe After the Rain

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In 1941 the great Surrealist artist Max Ernst had fled from the Nazis and was living at Cape Cod when two FBI agents showed up, convinced that his bizarre paintings and Dadaist ideas must be some sort of secret Nazi spy code. His attempts to explain what he's doing only make things worse in this very funny true story about the dangers of art.

Published in Europe After The Rain & Other Plays.

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Keywords

Betrayal, Politics

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: 1940s / WWII
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

3m, 1f
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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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