by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Drama  /  1f

A part of the collection Mata Hari and Other Plays.

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    • Adult

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In this funny, eccentric and ultimately chilling monologue play, a young woman explains to us in increasingly lurid detail the complex sexual and emotional entanglements she has imagined between the face cards in her deck of cards. And along the way, we begin to see that her richly imagined erotic world of the four Queens and their lovers somehow explains the larger world to her, helps her cope with it, and has led to a shocking conclusion. A very good role for a smart, funny young actress.
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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: An old wooden table.


ALICE - A girl of 16.
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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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