Darkness Like a Dream

by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Drama  /  1f

This unusual monologue about loneliness, fear and enchantment is a fine showcase for a young actress.

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Darkness Like a Dream

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Monologues
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Desdemona, a lonely actress cast as a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream, invites a man she hasn't seen in seven years to a performance. Surprised and a little frightened when he actually shows up, she suggests that they go for coffee. She takes her car; he follows in his. As she leads him on an eerie journey through a labyrinth of dark country roads, she grows more and more afraid of what will happen when they stop. This unusual monologue about loneliness, fear and enchantment is a fine showcase for a young actress.

Published in Tales From The Red Rose Inn & Other Plays.

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Keywords

Betrayal, Love, 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

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

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

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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