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Четыре самолета кружат над JFK

(Four Planes Circling JFK)

Chris Leipelt © 2020

SUMMARY:

In this retelling of the 2016 election, a commercial jet, a private jet, a Russian spy plane, and a small, independent airline fight for the final landing spot at JFK airport. As the stakes grow, each plane becomes more willing to sacrifice anything for victory.

CAST:

Captain

Leonard

John

Vova

Sam

Alex

Flight Tower

Mikhail

Random Passenger

Husband

Beat

(F, younger)

(M, older)

(M, younger)

(M, older)

(X, older)

(X, younger)

(X, older)

(M, younger)

(X, younger)

(M, older)

(M, older)

(1F, 6M, 4X)

Alterations to age or gender are not only permitted but celebrated.

This was written to be potentially done by two actors (one older, one younger), though four, six, or eight may be more plausible.

AWARDS:

  • Semi-Finalist for the 2020 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

If you wish to produce this play with the following...

  1. A minimum half non-male cast

  2. A minimum half cast of color

  3. A seating occupancy of 50 or less

... please inquire about having your rights' fees waived by the playwright.

(this play has not had a world premiere)

... interested?

Peter Plashkin © 2020