The Great Gromboolian Plain

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 3f

This long one act by the author of many popular plays is a love story that takes place on the grounds of a mental institution. 

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The Great Gromboolian Plain

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    40 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

This long one act by the author of many popular plays is a love story that takes place on the grounds of a mental institution. A young girl who believes she can time travel meets a man who is not what he seems. Institutionalized by her sister to coerce her into revealing the location of their father's last poems, Dinah is protecting a deep secret. Magellan's attempts to understand her send him back to the turn of the last century, back to a place where a young man is forever asking a pretty nurse to dance to the carousel music.

Published in The Great Gromboolian Plain & Other Plays.

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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: Present Day
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

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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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