Zombie Radio

by  Don Nigro

Short Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m, 1f

A part of the collection Mata Hari and Other Plays.

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Zombie Radio

by  Don Nigro

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

In the autumn of 1954 in a small town in Ohio, Meredith is babysitting, on the sofa with her rather dense boyfriend Jim, watching an old horror movie and trying to tell him something he really doesn't want to here. Meredith believes that she can hear mysterious radio broadcasts in her head, that somebody is trying to tell her something, and it seems to have something to do with the Creature From The Black Lagoon (who was present when she lost her virginity at the Drive In Movie) and whether or not zombies eat babies. In fact, Meredith is in very serious trouble, and her attempts to share her problem with Jim are increasingly desperate. Funny and moving. Other pieces of the puzzle of this compelling character's life may be found in Nigro's other short plays, Frankenstein, The Lemurian Fragments, Andromeda Chained Naked To Her Rock , and Lagoon.
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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  • Minimum Fee: £62 per performance
    £29 per play individually
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Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Setting: A sofa in the living room of a brick house at 405 Armitage Avenue in Armitage, a small town in east Ohio, in the autumn of the year 1954. 

Casting

1m, 1f
MEREDITH CHERRY - 17
JIM RAINEY - 18
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Don Nigro

Don Nigro is among the most frequently published and widely produced playwrights in the world and has continued to build a deeply interrelated and diverse body of dramatic literature, employing a wide variety of dramatic conventions and styles of presentation. He has written monologues and epics, spare realistic dramas ...

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