Skin Deep (Howe)

by  Tina Howe

Short Play, Comedy  /  2m, 1f

Daphne, the wood nymph is being chased through the subway system by Apollo. She flies into the arms of an infamous dermatologist who tries to save her. But can he?

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Skin Deep (Howe)

by  Tina Howe

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material

Additional Info

Set on the R train in New York City
Daphne, the wood nymph is being chased through the subway system by Apollo. She flies into the arms of an infamous dermatologist who tries to save her. But can he? 

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: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The interior of an R train in New York City.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

2m, 1f
DR. MARVELL - a dermatologist, 40s-50s
DAPHNE - a beautiful nymph on the run, 20s
APOLLO - a Greek God, 20s-30s
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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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Skin Deep premiered at 59E59 in New York City as a part of their Summer Shorts Series in 2007 under the direction of Laura Barnett.

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