Hallucination

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 1f

Published in the collection Curse of the Wolf Man and Other Plays

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Hallucination

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

Becky, an old woman, has begun seeing imaginary cows in the middle of the road and horrible faces hanging in the air. Her doctor says its actually fairly common for people who are going blind to see vivid hallucinations of this sort, but Becky is worried she's losing her mind, and the experience has gotten her thinking about her life, trying to make sense of her past, and making an effort to mend fences with her son. A funny and moving play about our shifting personalities and sense of reality as we move through our lives. Becky appears in several Nigro plays including The Circus Animals' Desertion, November, French Gold, Dramatis Personae and others. 

Published in the collection Curse of the Wolf Man and Other Plays

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Armitage, a small town in east Ohio, in 2014. Scene One: The front seat of Lester's truck. Scene Two: The sofa in Becky's trailer home, and a chair in Ben's house. Scene Three: The sofa in Becky's trailer home.

  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

2m, 1f
BECKY - 87
LESTER - 87
BEN - 65
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Cast Attributes

  • Parts for Senior Actors

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Authors

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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