Autumn Leaves (Nigro)

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Drama  /  1f

In 1927, a young woman sees the story of her life in a painting by Millais of her sisters gathering leaves.

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Autumn Leaves (Nigro)

by  Don Nigro

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    Cast Size

  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • Accolades


    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In 1927, a young woman sees the story of her life in a painting by Millais of sisters gathering leaves. Her tragic affair with her brother, her estrangement from a beloved sister, the birth of her illegitimate daughter, her reconciliation to dying and becoming a ghost, and her final understanding of her life's curious beauty form one of the loveliest plays in the Pendragon series. In Winchelsea Dround & Other Plays.
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Betrayal, Death, Love, Memory


Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Time Period: 1920s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes


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


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Cast Attributes

  • All Female



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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