Pasquini the Magnificent
Short Play, Comedy / 2m, 1f
A has been magician is making a comeback at a convention of meat packers. He encounters a woman in tears who has just slapped her husband for his philandering.
A has been magician is making a comeback at a convention of meat packers. He encounters a woman in tears who has just slapped her husband for his philandering. The magician and woman start out at odds but come to commiserate with each other, after which the magician goes on to perform with new confidence.
Published in Off Off Broadway Plays, 18th Series.
- Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival
"...A slice-of-life drama that is intriguing and entertaining." - Drama-Logue/Backstage West
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: A storeroom.
- Additional Features: Local Celebrity Cameo, Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
JACK THOMAS - (40s), A wholesale meat broker. He thinks he's more clever than he really is.
ENZO PASQUINI - (50-60s), And aging magician. He's trying to come back after suffering a stroke.MARION KELLY - (40-50), An attractive housewife. Under her quiet exterior is a fiesty spirit.
- Non-Traditional casting
- Parts for Senior Actors
Great roles for mature actors.