The Wood Where Things Have No Names

by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Drama  /  1f

A part of the collection Mata Hari and Other Plays.

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The Wood Where Things Have No Names

by  Don Nigro

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    • Adult

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In this moving short monologue play a lost and betrayed young woman attempts to understand the nature of love, the reality of human relationships, the inevitability of self delusion and betrayal, and the possibility of forgiveness, inspired by her childhood memories of Alice's adventures through the looking glass. Intense, lyrical, dark and funny, an excellent showcase piece for a young actress.
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Betrayal, Love, Memory


Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with other plays in collection



  • Setting: A garden in winter.


JADE - A young woman.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female




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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