Americansaint

by  Adam LeFevre

10 Minute Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3m, 1girl(s)

In this whimsical short play, a Catholic priest journeys to Vermont to investigate rumors of saintly activity by an irreverent local 13 year-old girl.

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Americansaint

by  Adam LeFevre

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 1girl(s)
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

In this whimsical short play, a Catholic priest journeys to Vermont to investigate rumors of saintly activity by an irreverent local 13 year-old girl. She, like the rest of her local townspeople, speaks in riddles and aphorisms and might be able to see the future. Is she a saint or just eccentric?

Published in Ten Minute Plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville, Vol. 1.

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Keywords

Religion

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910, Victorian (British and American)
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: 1903: At sea, on a road, a telegraph office, in the sky.
  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

3m, 1girl(s)
BROTHER VINCENT – A Jesuit priest sent to Vermont to investigate rumors of saintly activity.
BETTINA SMOOCHES – A strangely eccentric young girl who might possess some mystifying powers.
CAPTAIN MIKE – An irreverent sea captain.
ARLO PENNYPACKER – The poetic local telegraph master.
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Features Teens
  • Multicultural casting
  • Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

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Authors

Adam LeFevre

Adam LeFevre

Americansaint was produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville on May 26, 1987. It was directed by Bob Krakower.

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