Madrigals

by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Dark Comedy  /  1f

This compelling play explains the Zen of toenail painting and the infinite compassion of God.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A pretty girl about 20 years old sits painting her toenails. In her slightly mad fashion, she explains human existence through her intense study of birds. Help also comes from the Venerable Bede and the other inhabitants of Sarcey's Palace, a house of ill repute in Terre Haute. This compelling play explains the Zen of toenail painting and the infinite compassion of God. This character also appears in Nigro's Terre Haute.

Published in Genesis & Other Plays.

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Keywords

Love

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's 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: 1920s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Music

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

Casting

1f
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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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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