The King of the Cats

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  1f

This monologue takes us into the mind of a deaf, mute old lady who witnesses the epic battle between a vicious, vulgar man who marries into her family to steal the farm and a fat, old tomcat.

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The King of the Cats

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

This monologue takes us into the mind of a deaf, mute old lady who witnesses the epic battle between a vicious, vulgar man who marries into her family to steal the farm and a fat, old tomcat. A plague of mysterious killer walnuts, a nephew wielding an ax, and an army of family skeletons make this an entertaining addition to the chronicles of the Pendragons. In Winchelsea Dround & Other Plays.
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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: 1960s
  • 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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