John's Ring

by  Jason Milligan

Short Play, Comedy  /  3f

In the 1970's when John Lennon lived in New York City, three young women who worship the Beatles stumbled into the event of a lifetime. Published in New York Stories: Five Plays About Life in New York.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Period
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

In the 1970's when John Lennon lived in New York City, three young women who worship the Beatles stumbled into the event of a lifetime: after seeing John on the street and professing their admiration, he gave them his ring! Who gets to keep it? A knockdown, drag out fight ensues and the winner takes all after a wacky duel of wits.

Published in New York Stories: Five Plays About Life in New York.

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Keywords

Friendship

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1970s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: Myra's apartment in New York City, 1978.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

3f

MYRA - the oldest, mid-twenties.
STELLA - the boldest, mid-twenties.
AMBER - the wealthiest, mid-twenties.

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female

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Authors

Jason Milligan

Jason Milligan's many stage plays have been performed in numerous productions across the United States, as well as in Canada and Europe. Thirty-seven of his plays are now published by Samuel French Inc., including ...And Then the Rain Came to Mayfield; Cross Country; New York Stories; Southern Exposures; The Prettiest ...

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JOHN'S RING was originally produced in New York by the Dragonfly Theatre Company, Lucas Walker, Artistic Director, at the Sanford Meisner Theatre on October 3, 1985, under the direction of David M. Jaffe.  The Production Stage Manager was John Mackessy.

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