Nobody

by  Crystal Skillman

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 4f

"Skillman has these people reveal themselves, inadvertently and almost in passing, in little breathtaking non-sequitur asides...this is all that Nobody is about—the ways that in fact everybody is Somebody, because of those idiosyncratic, ind…

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    2m, 4f

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In Nobody six people come together, each for their own reasons, at a restaurant on the Lower East Side. Obsessively going over the events of the day, they grasp at trying to come to terms with their disjointed lives and their singular, unsettling dream.
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"Skillman has these people reveal themselves, inadvertently and almost in passing, in little breathtaking non-sequitur asides...this is all that Nobody is about—the ways that in fact everybody is Somebody, because of those idiosyncratic, individual details that make us so and sometimes prevent us from connecting as we intend." - NYTheatre.com

"The train-of-thought flow of Skillman's language finds a comfortable home inside the charged monotone of her characters' voices. It's not often that a theatergoer has the opportunity to observe as an actor tears into the subconscious of a character. It's not an experience one is likely to forget."- Laura Palotie, PeekingThroughTheCurtain.com

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with companion piece

Production

Casting

2m, 4f
KAT - Proofreader
ALEX - Chef
KASH - Beer Guy/Bartender
ILONA - Waitress
LOUISE - Widow
ANNA - Poet/Teacher
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Crystal Skillman

"A playwright of growing downtown renown, Ms. Skillman seems to be acquiring something suspiciously Midtown: polish." -- Andy Webster, NYTimes CRYSTAL SKILLMAN is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter based on Brooklyn. She is the author of the plays Geek, Cut, and King Kirby (co-written with frequent co-w ...

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