Tom Paine

by  Paul Foster

Full Length Play, Drama  /  12m or f

"Alive and vital...Shows the liberal nonconformist spirit in agony. He does not whitewash Paine. His unbearable arrogance and conceit...are not denied any more than his drunkenness, but the author does defend his ideals." - The New York Times

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    12m or f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Docudrama/Historic

Additional Info

The story of the life of Tom Paine, depicted in a series of scenes and vignettes. In addition to their characters, the actors portray themselves during some improvisational scenes.
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Reviews

"Alive and vital...Shows the liberal nonconformist spirit in agony. He does not whitewash Paine. His unbearable arrogance and conceit...are not denied any more than his drunkenness, but the author does defend his ideals." - The New York Times

"Mr. Foster has added much fictional decoration...he remains true to the man's visions." - Glasgow Herald

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
  • Optional Music/Media Fee: $15 per performance

Production

Casting

12m or f
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Cast Attributes

  • Expandable casting

Casting Notes

Roles are played by 12 actors playing 62 characters

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Paul Foster

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