Southern Exposures: Five Plays About Life in the South

by  Jason Milligan

Collection / Anthology, Dramatic Comedy  /  3m, 3f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)

Jason Milligan's anthology of plays set in the South includes the following plays: Can't Buy Me Love, Lullaby, Instincts, Spit in Yazoo City, and Willy Wallace Chats...With the Kids.


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Southern Exposures: Five Plays About Life in the South

by  Jason Milligan

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Southern Exposures: Five Plays About Life in the South

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences

Additional Info

Jason Milligan's anthology of plays set in the South includes a range of sub-themes and genres from fun-spirited comedy to hard-hitting drama.  This collection includes five plays:

Can't Buy Me Love
Lullaby
Instincts
Spit in Yazoo City
Willy Wallace Chats...With the Kids

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Elementary School / Primary
  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: All of the plays take place in a single location, which can be suggested with minimal set pieces and lighting.
  • 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, 3f, 1boy(s), 1girl(s)
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Cast Attributes

  • Roles for Children

Casting Notes

If you were to produce all of the plays as an evening of theatre, as many as 17 performers would be required (though roles can be doubled). However, doubling (and in some cases, tripling) roles allows you to produce the entire evening of plays with 3 men, 3 women, 1 boy and 1 girl. 

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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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All of the plays in this anthology were premiered in New York City in various evenings of one-acts.

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