Rat Wives

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Comedy  /  4f

A wonderful showcase for four strong, smart actresses.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In this very funny longer one act, four legendary actresses: Mrs Patrick Campbell, Florence Farr, Janet Achurch and Elizabeth Robins, wait backstage on a blustery night in the year 1896 to perform in a famous production of Ibsen's Little Eyolf. They are having some serious personal problems, they're drinking before the show, there is treachery afoot, and everybody raise their hands who's slept with George Bernard Shaw. A wonderful showcase for four strong, smart actresses.

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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: 1900-1910
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

4f
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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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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Rat Wives was first presented Octboer 4, 2005 in the Perko Playpen Theatre at York University in York, Pennsylvania.

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