Water Music

by  Tina Howe

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 2f

Ophelia unexpectedly pops up in the whirlpool of a health club after having drowned in "Hamlet", creating havoc for the lifeguard and a retired school teacher. Set in the pool area of a health club.

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Water Music

by  Tina Howe

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material

Additional Info

Ophelia unexpectedly pops up in the whirlpool of a health club after having drowned in "Hamlet", creating havoc for the lifeguard and a retired school teacher. Set in the pool area of a health club. 

A part of the collection Shrinking Violets and Towering Tiger Lilies

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Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The whirlpool at a neighborhood health club on the Upper West Side of New York City.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

1m, 2f
ROZ - A high school English teacher, 50s-60s
JESUS - The sexy Latino life guard, 30s
OPHELIA - Polonius' mad daughter from Hamlet, 20s
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Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)

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Authors

Tina Howe

Tina Howe’s most produced plays include “Birth and After Birth”, “Museum”, “The Art of Dining”, “Painting Churches”, “Coastal Disturbances”, “Approaching Zanzibar” and “Pride’s Crossing”. These and other works premiered at the Public Theater, the Kennedy Center, Second Stage, The Old Globe Theatre, Lincoln Center Theat ...

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Water Music premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in 2003 under the direction of Pam McKinnon.

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