The Dark (Nigro)

by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Drama  /  1m

This haunting investigation into the nature of reality, dreams, theatre and identity, this addition to the Pendragon series embodies central themes of this playwright's large and varied body of work.

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The Dark (Nigro)

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Monologues
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A man in his late thirties is obsessed with a haunting moment in his childhood when he seemed to remember a previous existence. His struggle to understand this experience in light of his subsequent life leads him to the bare stage of an empty theatre. This haunting investigation into the nature of reality, dreams, theatre and identity, this addition to the Pendragon series embodies central themes of this playwright's large and varied body of work.

Published in Genesis & Other Plays.

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Keywords

Childhood, Memory

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

1m
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male
  • Strong Role for Leading Man (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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