Tape (Rivera)

by  Jose Rivera

10 Minute Play, Dark Comedy  /  2m or f

A person is left to listen to a tape of the lies that he/she has told throughout his/her life.

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Tape (Rivera)

by  Jose Rivera

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Monologues
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A person is left to listen to a tape of the lies that he/she has told throughout his/her life.

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Keywords

Adolescence, Death

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: The present in a dark room.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m or f
PERSON
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WOMAN’S VOICE
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Casting Notes

Woman's voice is recorded.

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Authors

Jose Rivera

The first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Academy Award, for “The Motorcycle Diaries,” Rivera is also the author of 26 full-length plays including the Obie Award winning Marisol and References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, both produced at the Public Theatre, New York. Other plays include Cloud Tecton ...

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Tape was first produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville on March 20, 1993. It was directed by Scott Zigler.

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