Tilda Swinton Betrayed Us

by  A. Rey Pamatmat

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  6f, 4m or f

A part of the collection Keen Teens Volume 5.

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Tilda Swinton Betrayed Us

by  A. Rey Pamatmat

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6f, 4m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

An actress's fan club finds its survival threatened when the actions of their beloved icon leave the group sharply divided on how to respond. Discovering that they can't address this incident without acknowledging broader cultural truths, they realize the only way forward is to discuss the difficult and complicated things we don't like talking about. 

A part of the collection Keen Teens Volume 5.

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Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A meeting room in New York City. December 2016
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

6f, 4m or f
LENA - the smart one, F, any race
MAD - the motivated one, F, a person of color
GABRIEL - the no nonsense one, any gender, any race
LIZZIE - the peacemaking one F, white
MURIEL - the one in charge, F, any race
OTTO - the scared one, any gender, white
ISA - the earnest one, F, any race
MARGARET - the curt one, F, any race
MASON - the real one, any gender, a person of color
ORLANDO - the one who keeps things moving, any gender, any race
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Cast Attributes

  • Multicultural casting

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Authors

A. Rey Pamatmat

A. Rey Pamatmat’s play after all the terrible things I do premiered at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and runs at next at The Huntington Theatre in 2014 – ’15. His play A Power Play; Or, What’s-its-name was presented at the 2014 O’Neill Playwrights Conference, his second residency there after Thunder Above, Deeps Belo ...

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Tilda Swinton Betrayed Us premiered at the Keen Teens Festival in New York City in May 2017 under the direction of Zi Alikhan.

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