What Happened at the Dolphin Show

by  Miranda Rose Hall

Short Play, Comedy  /  5f

Heidi, a distraught pubescent lesbian, wrestles with her greatest fear: looking at women at the Friday night dolphin show. 

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What Happened at the Dolphin Show

by  Miranda Rose Hall

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Heidi, a distraught pubescent lesbian, wrestles with her greatest fear: looking at women at the Friday night dolphin show.  

Published in the Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 42nd Series

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A look out.
    A bedroom.
    A dolphin show.
  • Additional Features: Play w/ Music
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

5f
HEIDI - 10 year-old girl, played by an ADULT
LINDA - her mother, a 40 year-old woman, also played by an ADULT
WOMEN AT THE DOLPHIN SHOW - a chorus of women, a diversity of age, body type, race, and gender presentation
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Multicultural casting
  • Room for Extras

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Authors

Miranda Rose Hall

Miranda Rose Hall is a playwright from Baltimore, MD. Her plays have been produced at Yale School of Drama, Yale Cabaret, Yale Summer Cabaret, the DC Fringe Festival, the Sam French Off-Off Broadway Festival, and by Longacre Lea for the DC Women's Voices Theater Festival. She has developed her work at Baltimore Center ...

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What Happened at the Dolphin Show premiered as a part of the 42nd Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival in New York City in August 2017.

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