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The 146 Point Flame

The 146 Point Flame

By Matt Thompson.

Product Code: OA7000

  • One-act Play
  • Drama | Tragedy
  • Cast size: 1 to 7m., 4 to 12w.

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$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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This piece is based on the historic 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City. Through words, movement and music, four young women share their dreams, thoughts, fears and feelings about their ultimate destinies. An Italian immigrant, Vincenza, shares her last night on Earth with romance, smiles and dancing. Tessa celebrates her life with a story about her brother and mother. Sisters Lena and Yetta meditate on the strength and endurance of moving from Russia to America and the parallels of moving from life to the afterlife. Touching and poetic, this piece illuminates the definition of human courage.


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  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code OA7000
  • Cast Size 5
  • Min. Royalty Rate $55/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 40 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre
  • Genre Drama | Tragedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781619591417
* 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.

Customer Reviews

"SUCH A BEAUTIFUL SCRIPT! We performed this for out OAP Middle School festival. I had to cut some of the more raw details of the script out but wow is it such a pretty script!"
Review by Elizabeth Leopold, Farley Middle School, Hutto, Texas

Media Reviews

“Feels like a tone poem, lyrical and piercing monologues from the doomed women amid haunting sounds of wind and flame."  —San Diego Union Tribune

 “Touches obliquely on issues of worker exploitation and immigrants' rights without feeling too overtly political."  —San Diego Union Tribune

 “An amazing piece of writing!"  —San Diego Reader

 “It’s a piece to be seen and heard."  —San Diego Reader

“This piece burns with intensity. Beautifully crafted with poetic resourcefulness." San Diego Reader

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
University of South Dakota--Arena Theatre Vermillion South Dakota 3/24/2023 3/26/2023
Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington Indiana 6/18/2023 6/24/2023


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