Pyramid Effect

by  Marcia Dixcy

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

Six college students attempt to beat the Guinness Record for human pyramids. That seems easy enough but some sneezes and hiccups could bring their whole attempt crashing down…

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Pyramid Effect

by  Marcia Dixcy

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Six college students attempt to beat the Guinness Record for human pyramids. That seems easy enough but some sneezes and hiccups could bring their whole attempt crashing down…
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Keywords

Friendship, Sports

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Additional Features: Physical Comedy
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

3m, 3f
BUD – large, congenial, some Texas accent
STEVE – was an Indiana high school basketball champ
ROBBIE – overcompensates for his inadequacies
MEGAN – practical, open-minded, slightly acerbic
ELAINE – mellow – has benefitted from yoga
LULIE – scampish, very agile, enjoys herself
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Non-Traditional casting

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Authors

Marcia Dixcy

Marcia Dixcy

Pyramid Effect was first produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville on December 14, 1987. It was directed by Bob Krakower.

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