Madonna

by  Don Nigro

Full Length Play, Drama  /  7m, 5f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is being made available now in manuscript form prior to its publication.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

The great Norwegian painter Edvard Munch and his tragic relationship with the beautiful model Dagny Jewel is the subject of this ambitious and complex play, featuring August Strindberg, Friedrich Nietzsche, Henrik Ibsen, and other noted personages of the late 19th and early 20th century. Told in fluid, cinematic fashion, moving back and forth in time and space, each scene is a different Munch painting as we slowly put together the pieces of the puzzle of his life. Betrayal, jealousy, madness, and murder are woven together in this sometimes funny, always compelling piece of theatre.
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Keywords

Betrayal, Love, Memory

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s / WWI, 1900-1910
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

7m, 5f
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast

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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 New York at the Village Theatre Company.

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