Under Lubianka Square

by  Constance Congdon

10 Minute Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f

A young American tourist has a run in with a Russian street vendor. The two are lost in translation when a KGB member steps in and sways the girl in his favor.

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Under Lubianka Square

by  Constance Congdon

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Suggested Use

    Suggested Use

    • Scene work
    • Competition or audition material
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

A young American tourist has a run in with a Russian street vendor. The two are lost in translation when a KGB member steps in and sways the girl in his favor.

Published in Ten Minute Plays from the Actors Theatre of Louisvillie, Vol 4.

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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: 1990s
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: Metro station under Lubianka Square in Moscow
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 2f
JENNIFER – age 25, a young, female American student from New Jersey. Nice, clueless. Heavy NJ accent.
RAYA TABACHNIKOFF – 40+, intelligent, well-educated, impoverished, and desperate. NotRussian, from the Balkans.
MAN – a mafia-don, Russian style.
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Constance Congdon

Constance Congdon has been called "one of the best playwrights our country and our language has ever produced" by playwright Tony Kushner in Kushner's introduction to her collection Tales of the Lost Formicans ...

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