Veni, Vidi, Vici

by  Joe Calarco

Full Length Play, Drama  /  6m, 6f

From the collection Signature in Schools Vol. II. Signature in the Schools uses theater to open the minds and broaden the viewpoints of local teens while engaging them in a positive creative experience.

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Veni, Vidi, Vici

by  Joe Calarco

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 6f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

When a group of students putting on a play about Imperialism are suddenly left in front of an audience without a script, they have to figure out a way to make up the play as they go causing rifts in the cast and crew that mirror the history they're trying to dramatize.
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Keywords

Politics

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary

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  • Minimum Fee: £30 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Setting: A theater. The stage is empty except for whatever set happens to be there.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

6m, 6f
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  • Roles for Teens

Casting Notes

*The conceit of the play is that the actors in the play are having to improvise the play because the script isn’t done, so future casts are encouraged to use their own names. 

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Authors

Joe Calarco

Joe Calarco's published work includes in the absence of spring (inaugural production of Second Stage’s New Plays Uptown series, included in The Best Stage Scenes of 2004), Shakespeare’s R&J (Lucille Lortel Award), Walter Cronkite is Dead, and his short plays, Just A Little Sniffle and Parting Gifts. Other adaptations i ...

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Veni, Vidi, Vici was originally commissioned and produced in 2015 by Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia under the direction of David Zobell.

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