The Last of the Dutch Hotel

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m, 1f

Early in the twentieth century, on the terrace of a Dutch seaside resort hotel, very late in the season, Lady de Grey, patroness of the Royal Italian Opera, and Harry Cust, a newspaper editor who may be her lover, linger at the shore.

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The Last of the Dutch Hotel

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Early in the twentieth century, on the terrace of a Dutch seaside resort hotel, very late in the season, Lady de Grey, patroness of the Royal Italian Opera, and Harry Cust, a newspaper editor who may be her lover, linger at the shore, full of suppressed regrets and dread, endure the ministrations of a sinister waiter and observe some unspeakable, ambiguous and possibly horrifying events transpiring near the edge of the sea.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's 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: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 1f
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  • 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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