TEN-MINUTE MYTHS & OTHER PLAYS by Alan Brody

£5.00

A collection of 10 short plays that have been produced in Boston Theater Marathon over thirty-five years. Many of these are contemporary treatments of well known myths such as Orpheus and Eurydice, Abraham and Isaac, Moses and Antigone.

Mainly two-handers in a variety of genres and simple to stage.

Description

CHARACTERS

22 Characters appear in the 10 plays – M and F ranging in ages from 10years to 70s

THESEUS – M2:Theseus – a hero; Young Man, early 20’s – A Minotaur

MOSES – F1 M1: Moses – lates 40s; Leah – mid-30s

A HOTEL IN CLEVELAND (OEDIPUS) – M2 : Terry – a man in his 60s; Eddie – a man in his 30s

ANNIE AND ISSIE (ANTIGONE) – F2 : Annie; Issie

ABRAHAM AND SARAH – F1 M2 : Abraham – 60-70; Sarah – his wife, 60-70; The voice of their son Isaac, 10yo

THE GREATEST SINGER IN THE WORLD (ORPHEUS) – F1 M1 : Eurydice – mid 40s; Orpheus – mid 40s

SHIVAH (THE WIDOW OF EPHESUS) – F1 M1 : Doris – late 70s; Harold – late 70s

ECKSTEIN AND SONS – M2 : Carl Eckstein – late 30s; Maury Eckstein – his grandfather, late 70s

DID YOU SEE THE GORILLA? – F1 M1: Sam – late 50s – early 60s; Eva – late  50s – early 60s

THE AUDITOR – F1 M2: A Man – late 50s – early 60s; Eddie’s Voice; Linny’s Voice

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

All the ten minute plays have been produced in the Boston Theater Marathon.

 

RUNNING TIME

Each play runs approximately 10 minutes

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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