Lila Cante

by  Mark Snyder

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

“The play doesn’t pause for even a second.  It starts with a running leap at your emotions and expectations and doesn’t let up … raw and powerful … electrifying and full of wonderful discovery.” - Scott Mitchell, OMH Music

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A reclusive singer-songwriter makes an album that rocks the world.  Now, as the music industry implodes, two siblings must come together to battle over their legendary mother’s legacy and her twenty years of silence.  A play about music and art, connection and isolation, power and commerce, and the ever-changing landscape of what it means to be a family today.  
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Reviews

REVIEWS 

“The play doesn’t pause for even a second.  It starts with a running leap at your emotions and expectations and doesn’t let up … raw and powerful … electrifying and full of wonderful discovery.” - Scott Mitchell, OMH Music


Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $90 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Setting: Lower East Side, New York City. Fall 2005
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 2f
GREG - 30s, a photographer
KEITH - Early 20s, a young man
NINA - 40s, a music company executive
MOLLY - Late 20s, a musician
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Cast Attributes

  • Not Applicable

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Authors

Mark Snyder

MARK SNYDER‘s plays include Wait for Me (2016), Trigger Guru (2014), As Wide As I Can See (2012), Corsets (2010), Wipe Away (2010), Lila Cante (2009) and The Beanbag Game (1999 – Edward Albee/Last Frontier Theatre Conference Play Lab). His plays have been produced and developed in New York and Chicago. A solo show Si ...

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Lila Cante premiered in a production by At Hand Theatre in New York City in October 2009 under the direction of Sara Sahin. Justin Scribner and Matthew DiCarlo, Producers; Dan Horrigan, Artistic Director. 

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