Two of Us

by  Ross Howard

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 3f

Flashing between Honolulu and New York City, TWO OF US shines a spotlight on Mark David Chapman and the social and domestic pressures leading up to his assassination of John Lennon in December 1980. 

A showdown between the real and the fantastic, TWO OF US addresses issues of economic hardship, gender equality, mental health, celebrity culture and gun violence.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

TWO OF US, flashes between Honolulu and New York City, shining a spotlight on the lives of He and She and the social and domestic pressures leading to the destructive act of He assassinating John Lennon in December 1980.

A showdown between the real and the fantastic, through a haunting cast of characters, Two of Us is a mind-bending parable of contemporary relevance speaking to gender expectations, celebrity culture and gun violence.

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Reviews

Listed as one of the 5 Out-of-the Box shows to see Off-Broadway from Playbill.

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

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

License details

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

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting:

    Honolulu and New York City, 1980.

  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Fantasy Costumes, Period Costumes

Casting

3m, 3f
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Cast Attributes

  • Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Flexible casting
  • Multicultural casting

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Authors

Ross Howard

Ross Howard's work has been seen in London (Theatre 503, Old Vic Tunnels, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Riverside Studios, Menier Gallery, Old Red Lion, Park Theatre, Finborough Theatre, Canal Cafe Theatre, Southwark Playhouse), Cork (Cork Arts Centre), Las Vegas (Onyx Theatre, Las Vegas Little Theatre, Nevada Conservator ...

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