Rasputin

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

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

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Anastasia, a young girl, wakes up in a dark, lonely place in the woods with a terrifying person who may be Rasputin, or a maniac, or both. He torments her and tries to seduce her in an effort to get her to remember who she is. A mysterious and terrifying longer one act, and a great piece for a strong young actress and a powerful character actor. Continues Nigro's Russian cycle of plays which includes Pushkin, Gogol, An Angler in the Lake of Darkness, Emotion Memory, A Russian Play and Mandelstam.

Published in Rasputin & Other Plays.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • 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: 1910s / WWI
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 1f
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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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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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