The Wonders of the Invisible World Revealed

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m, 1f

A young housemaid is fascinated by a bad tempered and impatient yet compelling lodger whose room is full of strange bottles. Wrapped in bandages with no flesh showing, he tells her he is invisible. She thinks he must be a dangerous lunatic until he describes some private moments in her bedroom.

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The Wonders of the Invisible World Revealed

by  Don Nigro

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The Wonders of the Invisible World Revealed

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A young housemaid is fascinated by a bad tempered and impatient yet compelling lodger whose room is full of strange bottles. Wrapped in bandages with no flesh showing, he tells her he is invisible. She thinks he must be a dangerous lunatic until he describes some private moments in her bedroom. By turns funny and frightening, this dark love story reveals the wonder of many kinds of invisibility. In The Great Gromboolian Plain & Other Plays.
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Keywords

Betrayal, Love, Memory

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: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A parlor at the Coach and Horses, an inn in Sussex, towards the end of the nineteenth century. Just an arm chair for Griffin will do.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 1f
MILLIE - a young housemaid
GRIFFIN - a man in his forties
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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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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