Catch - 22

by  Joseph Heller

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  9m, 2f

This stage dramatization of Heller's classic satire offers actors mutliple opportunities portraying the unforgettable characters from the novel: Milo Minderbinder, Clevinger, Lt. Colonel Korn, Nurse Duckett, and Major Major, among many others. The folly of war and those who make it pay is seen through the eyes of Yossarian, a nihilistic pilot convinced his number is up. Every time 'Yo-Yo' reaches his quota of missions, the requirements are increased until he flatly refuses to fly. He'd like to get out but there's always a catch...

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    9m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

This stage dramatization of Heller's classic satire offers actors mutliple opportunities portraying the unforgettable characters from the novel: Milo Minderbinder, Clevinger, Lt. Colonel Korn, Nurse Duckett, and Major Major, among many others. The folly of war and those who make it pay is seen through the eyes of Yossarian, a nihilistic pilot convinced his number is up. Every time 'Yo-Yo' reaches his quota of missions, the requirements are increased until he flatly refuses to fly. He'd like to get out but there's always a catch...
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Considerations

Cautions

  • Artboard 3 Gun Shots
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII

Casting

9m, 2f
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  • Expandable casting

Casting Notes

Up to 36 males, and up to 8 females with doubling

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Joseph Heller

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