Life After Elvis

by  Jason Milligan

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m, 1f

What if Elvis were alive and living in middle America? This play answers the question in farcical fashion, suggesting that the rock legend has been placed by the Witness Protection Program in the home of an average couple. Published in Cross Country: Seven More One Act Plays.

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Life After Elvis

by  Jason Milligan

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Parody / Spoof, Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

What if Elvis were alive and living in middle America? This play answers the question in farcical fashion, suggesting that the rock legend has been placed by the Witness Protection Program in the home of an average couple. When their son returns unexpectedly from college and finds a stranger in his room, chaos reigns.

Published in Cross Country: Seven More One Act Plays.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The living room of a middle-American suburban home during the Reagan/Bush era (a more innocent age when people still believed in America, the banking system, and Myths & Legends).
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

3m, 1f

MOM
DAD
RICHARD - their son, a college student.
ELVIS - a house guest.

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Cast Attributes

  • Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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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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