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Arcana

Arcana

Short plays and monologues by John Longenbaugh.

Product Code: AK4000

  • Collection
  • Comedy | Drama

Rights and availability
The pieces within this collection may be performed individually or together. By default, granted licenses will include the whole work unless specifically requested otherwise. Please submit a cutting request with your application if you do not intend to perform the work in its entirety.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

$9.95 /book

Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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Synopsis

Six short plays and two monologues explore a variety of themes and genres, inspired by the Major Arcana figures in the Tarot. Byzantium: A woman trying speed dating is frustrated by the fact that most men are intimidated by a strong female—particularly Empress of the Holy Roman Empire. Petting Sounds: Sounds of sex from a man's apartment turn out to have an unexpected source, and an even stranger explanation. The Picnic: A tableau from a Manet painting that comes to life, revealing a sensual paradise with some disturbing qualities. Balance: A vegetarian tries to explain to her carnivore date why she agreed to go out with him in the first place. A Cry in the Forest: An intrusive aunt finds out it's best not to poke too far into her niece's imagination. Affairs With the Moon: The thoughts of four women in different places as they talk to a debonair Moon. A Wild River: A reporter from Rolling Stone gets an interview with the new pope, who's got some pretty radical ideas. Stardust: The connection of two universal rites of passage between two different couples is slowly revealed.

Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Collection
  • Product Code AK4000
  • Cast Size 6
  • Pages 56
  • Min. Royalty Rate $80/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 90 min

Categories

  • Target Audience High School | College and Adult
  • Performing Group High School | Community Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781583429211
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

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