Nordic Ambition (Self Portrait #3)

by  Phillip Howze

10 Minute Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m, 1m or f

Part of the Collection Theater Masters' Take Ten Vol. 1

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Nordic Ambition (Self Portrait #3)

by  Phillip Howze

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    1m, 1m or f
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    10 minutes

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A suspended man comes face-to-face with the terror and hilarity of his mortality. As memory and language unhinge, can spectacle save us from the shame of our American present—or will history once again repeat itself?
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  • College Theatre / Student
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  • Minimum Fee: $55 per performance



  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: No intermission


1m, 1m or f
SUSPENDED MAN - Male, African‐American, 30s, Heavyset
THE MOVIE STAR - female or male, African‐American, any age (offstage)
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Phillip Howze

Phillip Howze is a playwright whose work has been developed or produced at Bay Area Playwrights Festival, BRIC-Arts Media, Clubbed Thumb, PRELUDE 2015, The Public Theater, San Francisco Playhouse, SPACE at Ryder Farm, and Yale Cabaret. A graduate of Yale School of Drama, he is a Fellow of the Sundance Institute Theater ...

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