The Eight: Reindeer Monologues

by  Jeff Goode

Full Length Play, Dark Comedy  /  5m, 3f

"Wickedly topical." - The New York Times
"Arrestingly funny." - Village Voice

"Brilliant." - Los Angeles Weekly

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The Eight: Reindeer Monologues

by  Jeff Goode

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Christmas/Holiday
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Are you looking for something different for Christmas this year? Well, this is the script for you: eight reindeer dishing about the real Santa. All those rumors you've heard about him and the elves? About Rudolph's little secret? About Vixen's story that was leaked to the press? All true. Yes, the reindeer finally speak up and - believe us - they do not hold back!
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Reviews

"Wickedly topical." - The New York Times

"Excellent...thought provoking." - Dramalogue Magazine

"Arrestingly funny." - Village Voice

"Brilliant." - Los Angeles Weekly

"Delightful." - Chicago Sun-Times

"Inspired." - Time Out New York

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

5m, 3f
DASHER
CUPID
HOLLYWOOD
BLITZEN
COMET
DANCER
DONNER
VIXEN
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Flexible casting

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Authors

Jeff Goode

Jeff Goode is a director, producer, and author of over 50 plays, musicals, and children's shows includingTHE EIGHT: Reindeer Monologues, The UBU Plays

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The Eight: Reindeer Monologues was developed at the Hidden Theatre and Dolphinback Theatre Company in Chicago, IL. The play received premiere productions on November 17, 1994, at Adobe Theatre Company in New York City; The Source Theatre Company in Washington, D.C.; Midwest Center for Developing Artists in Iowa City; Dolphinback Theatre Company in Chicago; Hudson Backstage in Hollywood; and Brave Hearts Theatre in Madison, WI. The directors were Jeremy Dobrish, Joe Banno, Todd Wm. Ristau, Patrick Siler, Allison Gendreau, and Cheryl Snodgrass, respectively.

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