The Red King's Dream

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2f

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The Red King's Dream

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In this longer one act, Alice comes downstairs one night in her looking-glass house to find Mabel, presumably a stranger, curled up asleep before the fire. It might be that Mabel has escaped from a madhouse, or she might have come through the looking-glass. An eerie investigation of identity with many echoes of the ambiguous world of Lewis Carroll.

Published in The Red King's Dream & 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: Not Applicable
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Music

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

Casting

2f
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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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