The Field

by  Robert Spera

10 Minute Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m

Two soldiers discuss their homes in between telling jokes and singing as they make their way through a mine field.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Two soldiers discuss their homes in between telling jokes and singing as they make their way through a mine field.

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

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Outdoor
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1990s, 1980s, 1970s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s / WWII
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A mine field
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes

Casting

2m
JAKE – Soldier
MICKEY – Soldier
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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Authors

Robert Spera

Robert Spera has an extensive background in theatre, television and film. His film work includes the triptych feature Fathers and Sons in which he wrote and directed part one starring Brad Whitford and Samantha Mathis. Mr. Spera’s theatre credits include numerous productions in the United S ...

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The Field was first produced by The Actors Theatre of Louisville on December 22, 1982 It was directed by Larry Deckel.

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