Swan Lake Calhoun

by  Yehuda Hyman

10 Minute Play, Comedy  /  2m, 1f

When Cig falls into an ice-fishing hole, he is convinced his bleak life is over. Just before he sinks below the ice, Lena – a woman cursed into the body of a goose – appears to rescue him. She not only shares her love with him, but also her curse.

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Swan Lake Calhoun

by  Yehuda Hyman

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

When Cig falls into an ice-fishing hole, he is convinced his bleak life is over. Just before he sinks below the ice, Lena – a woman cursed into the body of a goose – appears to rescue him. She not only shares her love with him, but also her curse.
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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
  • Setting: Winter. A frozen lake in Minnesota. There is a hole in the ice.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes

Casting

2m, 1f
BENNY – 20s
CIG – 20s
LENA – a half woman/ half goose, Ukranian, on rollerskates
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Cast Attributes

  • Non-Traditional casting

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Authors

Yehuda Hyman

Yehuda Hyman

Swan Lake Calhoun was first produced at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in January, 2004. It was directed by Stephanie Cozart.

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