Lamentations of the Bogey Man

by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Dark Comedy  /  1m

A part of the collection Mabel in the Woods and Other Plays.

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Lamentations of the Bogey Man

by  Don Nigro

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That horrifying creature who lives under the bed and in the closet in our childhood, the Bogey Man, bares his soul to us, and shares with us his loneliness, his despair, and his deep admiration for Hoagy Carmichael's Stardust. Dark. Surreal. Funny. And weirdly moving. 
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection



  • Setting: The shadows.


BOGEYMAN - Perhaps he is tall, wearing a long, black coat, with a hood. Or perhaps he looks quite different. Perhaps he speaks from the shadows. Maybe we don't even see him. He manifests himself differently in different cultures, but he is everywhere
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  • All Male



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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