Martian Gothic

by  Don Nigro

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 3f

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Martian Gothic

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This controversial play traces the emotional conflicts of Sonia Pretorius, beautiful, brilliant and articulate spokesperson for the nuclear power industry, and her conflicts with her scientist father, her green sister, her frazzled and lovesick boss, and her father's cynical girlfriend. As Sonia's world begins to collapse around her, the tension in her grows and moves her closer and closer to a meltdown.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • 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: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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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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Commissioned by The Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York as part of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project and developed earlier at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton.

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