The Mary Celeste

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 4f

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The Mary Celeste

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 4f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Experimental
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In this extremely unusual and highly theatrical investigation of one of the most baffling disappearance cases in history, the tale of the inhabitants of the ship Mary Celeste, found drifting and empty with food on the table and no sign of trouble is told. Produced in New York by the Drove Theatre Company. In The Sexton & Other Plays.
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Keywords

Love, Marriage, 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: 19th Century
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 4f
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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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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First produced in 2006 at the Greenwich Street Theatre in New York City by the Drove Theatre Company, Gravity & Glass Productions, Kate Kenney & Reyna de Courcy.

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