French Gold

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 3f

Part of the long series of Pendragon County plays.

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French Gold

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 3f
  • Duration


    30 minutes
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

It's 1950, and David Armitage, an old poet, sitting in the tangled and overgrown garden, has been left alone in the huge old wreckage of the Pendragon house by the death of his housekeeper and long time friend Sarah. His half-sisters Lizzy and Molly keep fussing at him, but the unexpected connection he makes is with his troubled and lost niece Becky, who's considering abandoning her children and running away. Part of the long series of Pendragon County plays.

Published in Rat Wives & Other Plays.

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Performing Groups

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


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance



  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


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


1m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast




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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