The Crazy, Mixed-Up Island of Dr. Moreau

by  Tim Kelly

Short Play, Comedy  /  4m, 9f

Mad scientist Moreau transforms jungle animals into people. A group of show people are shipwrecked on the island and Moreau tests their reactions to his experiments - with chaotic results. The Ape-Man won't stay out of the trees. The Cat-Girl is forever lapping her knuckles. A She-Wolf falls for the young hero, and The Thing From the Forest invades the laboratory Moreau is passing off as a resort hotel.

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The Crazy, Mixed-Up Island of Dr. Moreau

by  Tim Kelly

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The Crazy, Mixed-Up Island of Dr. Moreau

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    4m, 9f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Parody / Spoof

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Mad scientist Moreau transforms jungle animals into people. A group of show people are shipwrecked on the island and Moreau tests their reactions to his experiments - with chaotic results. The Ape-Man won't stay out of the trees. The Cat-Girl is forever lapping her knuckles. A She-Wolf falls for the young hero, and The Thing From the Forest invades the laboratory Moreau is passing off as a resort hotel. The climax leaves the Doctor madder, wilder and zanier than ever.
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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4m, 9f
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Plus a Chorus of 4

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Tim Kelly

Kelly was born in Saugus, Massachusetts on October 2, 1932. He graduated from Emerson College with a bachelor's degree and received a masters degree in play-writing from Yale University. His first stage play was Widow's Walk, published in the 1960s. At the same time, three of his plays opened: A Darker Flo ...

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