Monsoon Season

by  Lizzie Vieh

Short Play, Drama  /  1m

It’s monsoon season in Phoenix, and Danny hasn’t had a decent night’s sleep in weeks. And things only get weirder when a decapitated body is found near Danny’s job, and Danny develops a fascination with circles.

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Monsoon Season

by  Lizzie Vieh

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

It’s monsoon season in Phoenix, and Danny hasn’t had a decent night’s sleep in weeks. Between his recent divorce, his mind-numbing job in technical support, and the neon sign from the strip club that glows through his window all night, his grasp of reality is slipping. And things only get weirder when a decapitated body is found near Danny’s job, and Danny develops a fascination with circles.

Published in the Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 41st Series

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: Various locations in Phoenix, Arizona. Late summer. The present.
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m
DANNY -  in his 30-40s. Recently divorced. Works for a technical support company in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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Authors

Lizzie Vieh

Lizzie Vieh is a playwright and actor. Her full-length plays include The Loneliest Number, Backwater Rising, Barrier Islands, and Wisconsin Death Trip. Her work has been performed at the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, The Wild Project, Daryl Roth Theater, MTC Studios, The Kraine, and The Brown/Trinity Graduat ...

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Monsoon Season premiered at Amios' short play reading series, Shotz from the Crypt, in 2016 under the direction of Alex Keegan.

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