Violence

by  John Jakes

Collection / Anthology, Drama

Two one-act plays:

Dark Of The Sun
The Moon Of Ourselves Alone

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  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Docudrama/Historic
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Two one-act plays:

Dark Of The Sun
The Moon Of Ourselves Alone

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
    $45 per short play individually

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1970s
  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Setting: Northern Israel, near the Syrian Border
    Northern Ireland

Music

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

Dark of the Sun

ESTHER - 18, and Israeli who emigrated from Poland as a child.
MIRIAM - 18, and "Oriental" Israeli, originally from Yemen.
AVRA - 18, a "sabra," native-born to Israel.
HANNAH - 18, also born in Israel.
KEMAL - A very young 17 year old Arab.

The Moon of Ourselves Alone

BRIAN - An aware, sensitive boy of 19 and a Catholic.
KATE - His lovely Protestant girlfriend.
NANCY - Her older sister.
CHARLES - Nancy's friend, about 20.
PHILIP - Another friend.
SHEILA - Brian's neighbor.
NICK - Kate and Nancy's cousin.

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John Jakes

John Jakes

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