Monument

by  Bennett Fisher

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  2m or f

Part of the Collection Theater Masters' Take Ten Vol. 2.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Science Fiction
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A visitor from far away arrives in ancient Egypt with a gift; a mysterious, totally balls-to-the-wall gift that will be the cultural high point of a civilization. When food and shelter aren't an option, a 450 foot gift can make life seem pretty small. A comedic take on a conversation that might have happened 4600 years ago.
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Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Ancient
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: Ancient Egypt.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m or f
ALIEN – any age, any gender.
HUMAN – any age, any gender.
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Cross gender casting
  • Multicultural casting

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Authors

Bennett Fisher

Bennett Fisher is a company member of Campo Santo and People of Interest, an associate artist with the Cutting Ball Theater. His plays include Borealis (Kendeda Prize Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival and Lark Semi-Finalist), Campo Maldito, Murder Day, Candlestick, Don’t Be Evil, Damascus, Whoa is Me, the interac ...

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Monument premiered at The Celebration of Whimsy Theatre in New York, NY in April 2016 as a part of the presentation of the 2016 Theater Masters' Take Ten Series.

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