A Matter of Gender

by  Sloane Drayson

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 2f

Stage director Tad has seen enough actors to fill up Genesis, but he still can't cast his one-man show. Who can he get to play God? A Charleton Heston type? A beard? A great elderly classic actor - but what if? He's having the worst depression since '29 when God interrupts his sulking...

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A Matter of Gender

by  Sloane Drayson

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Stage director Tad has seen enough actors to fill up Genesis, but he still can't cast his one-man show. Who can he get to play God? A Charleton Heston type? A beard? A great elderly classic actor - but what if? He's having the worst depression since '29 when God interrupts his sulking to declare that SHE has decided on the part. Imagine Tad's reaction when God tells him, "it's only a matter of gender." A witty, charming play with a strong feminist point of view.

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Keywords

Feminism, Religion

Considerations

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: A New York stage. 
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

1m, 2f
GOD - she is any age. Witty and warm. 
TAD - always a bit on edge. Early 40s. Jaded. 
CARLY - mid-20s. Calm and efficient in the eye of Tad's bluster. 
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