A Child's Garden of Flesh Eating Plants

by  Don Nigro

Monologues, Drama  /  1f

A part of the collection Traven and Other Plays

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A Child's Garden of Flesh Eating Plants

by  Don Nigro

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  • Duration


    10 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In this brief, moving monologue, Meredith, a young woman in a mental hospital, tries to explain to her ten year old daughter why God and the Devil are the same person, and how this is manifested in the nightmare of a fish hatchery. Meredith also appears in Frankenstein, Andromeda Chained Naked To Her Rock, The Lemurian Fragments, Lagoon and Zombie Radio.

A part of the collection Traven and Other Plays

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups


  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance



  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A mental hospital in Massillon, Ohio. Spring, 1965.
  • Additional Features: No intermission


MEREDITH CHERRY - 29, a young woman
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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)




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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