Swedish Movie

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  2m, 2f

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Swedish Movie

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This long one act is a wildly funny version of an Ingmar Bergman movie gone berserk. Bibi and Harriet are two beautiful sisters at a lake house in Sweden. Bibi is studying psychiatry and painting her toenails and Harriet is going mad. Their father Gunnar is a famous filmmaker who has trouble distinguishing their life from a movie. Then Bibi's long lost husband Max returns, smelling like a fart factory, still troubled since Frodo, the dog, bit off his testicles and then committed suicide by sticking his wet nose in the electric socket. A very dark farce about the very dark nature of reality. In Maupassant & Swedish Movie.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner 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: Present Day
  • Duration: 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

2m, 2f
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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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