by  Don Nigro

10 Minute Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m, 1f

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Broglio and his wife Carmelita travel with the mysterious and sinister DeFlores carnival, and their strange and alarming relationship, and its twisted connection to the trashy novels Carmelita reads, is the subject of this unusual play. One of a number of Nigro's plays about the DeFlores carnival that include DeFlores, Esmeralda Scorpio, Rhiannon, and Dreams of a Sinister Castle.

Published in Rasputin & Other Plays.

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Betrayal, Love, Marriage


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: $45 per performance



  • Time Period: 1920s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes


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


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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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Hagridden was first produced on 10 February 2009 at Center Stage in New York City by Gravity & Glass Productions, Kate Kenney and Reyna de Courcy, curators, with Danielle Liccardo.

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