Axis Sally

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  1f

"Funny... . Plays delightful games with language. . . . A great showcase for young talent." - Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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Axis Sally

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

  • Duration


    30 minutes
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Monologues
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Axis Sally finds an unhappily married woman playing Ophelia in a workshop. Her identification with the character's frustration is intensified by her friendship with an old woman playing Lady Macbeth and with a caged animal, Martin Fisher Martin. Part of The Girlhood Of Shakespeare's Heroines. In Cincinnati & Other Plays.
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"Funny...  Plays delightful games with language... A great showcase for young talent." - Cleveland Plain Dealer

"This is theatre of ideas that assume flesh and blood because the characters are so strong, so indelible and filled with sly humor." - Akron Beacon Journal


Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance



  • Time Period: 1970s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


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


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Cast Attributes

  • All Female


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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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First produced by the Porthouse Theatre Company in Kent, Ohio in July 1988, with Kristin Kundert, directed by Marya Bednerik.

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