The Baboon God

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m

An angry baboon explains why it's a deep insult to his wife's beautiful blue bottom to suggest that baboons could be related to anything so revolting as a human being - and what should be done with heretics.

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The Baboon God

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fables/Folktales
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

An angry baboon explains why it's a deep insult to his wife's beautiful blue bottom to suggest that baboons could be related to anything so revolting as a human being - and what should be done with heretics. One of eleven short animal plays in Animal Tales.
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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: Not Applicable
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Music

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

Casting

1m
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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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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First produced by Galloping Abbey Productions at the Walking Fish Theatre in Philadelphia in 2008, and at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in New York City in 2010.

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