Intervention

by  Anne Washburn

10 Minute Play, Dark Comedy  /  3m

A group of friends gather to stage an intervention for their pal, Laura. When she shows up late the group has hours to run the scenario through their heads and come up with the a dozen ways that they could run the intervention—using everything from bodysnatchers to voodoo dolls.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A group of friends gather to stage an intervention for their pal, Laura. When she shows up late the group has hours to run the scenario through their heads and come up with the a dozen ways that they could run the intervention—using everything from bodysnatchers to voodoo dolls.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • 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: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A living room: a dumpy couch, a dumpy chair, a coffee table.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

3m
KATY
LU
BRET
WILL
DOUG
NINA
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting
  • Cross gender casting
  • Flexible casting

Casting Notes

All somewhere in their mid to late twenties.

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Authors

Anne Washburn

Anne Washburn’s play's include Mr. Burns, 10 out of 12, Antlia Pneumatica, A Devil At Noon, Apparition, The Communist Dracula Pageant, I Have Loved Strangers, The Ladies, The Internationalist, The Small, Little Bunny Foo Foo, and transadaptations of Euripides' Orestes and Iphigenia In Aulis. Awards include a Whiting A ...

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The Intervention was first directed by Sullivan Canaday White.

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