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Plays by Marc Palmieri
Comedy
Full Length
5 men, 2 women (doubling, flexible casting) (7 total)
Midway through a life of living in the shadows of others, city bookstore manager Carl Fraser has found solace and an understanding of his place in the universe with the great also-rans of literature. At peace in the lonesome cloister of a used bookstore, Carl has somehow found dignity, comfort and a kind of sad romance in the condition to which he believes he is doomed. Enter Christine, perhaps the first woman in his life who threatens his theory with a challenge to defy the ev...
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Short Play
One Act
2 men, 1 woman (3 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. THE DEPARTURE OF BRIAN O'CALLAHAN finds a lost soul on the brink of suicide and in pursuit of understanding from the one person who may be able to save him....
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Comedy
Full Length
4 men, 3 women (7 total)
After stumbling upon an outdoor production of a Shakespeare play in Manhattan, Long Island landscaper Bob Malone returns home inspired to write a play about his troubled marriage. He hires two reluctant New York theatre professionals to spend a week at his home and stage the play in his garage, with a cast of colorful locals. THE GROUNDLING is a comedy exploring the meaning of the final moments of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, and how the power of theatre can affec...
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Drama
Full Length
6 men, 2 women (8 total)
When Kevin, the grandson of a World War II combat veteran, returns early from yet another college, he learns that his deeply troubled sister is about to be married. With renewed hope, he attempts to reconcile his family with the abusive father who left them years before. Amidst the thin walls of their Levittown home, the members of this beleaguered family are forced to confront a concealed history, the self-destructive nature that has plagued them for generations, and the failu...
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Short Play
One Act
2 men (2 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. In MAKIN' SENSE OF NOTHIN', two construction workers accidentally discover a horrible truth at a coworker's funeral....
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Six Short Tragicomedies
One Acts
6 men, 1 woman (flexible casting) (7 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. The PROLOGUE introduces Frank, a high-school sophomore who's just witnessed his first episode of humiliation at the local multiplex. In ROCKS, an aging minor-league baseball player has his superstitions and his hopes ridiculed by the team's hot young prospect. TOUGH GUYS presents two men facing their failure to achieve the lives about which they've always dreamed. THE DEPARTURE OF BRIAN O'CALLAHAN finds a lost soul on the brink...
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Short Play
One Act
2 men, 1 woman (3 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. In the title play, POOR FELLAS, two recently jilted buddies learn a stunning fact of life when they come face to face with utter abandonment. Using minimal sets and a cast that can double and triple throughout, the comic pieces come to hilarious and unexpected crises and finish on somber, thoughtful notes....
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Short Play
One Act
3 men (3 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. The PROLOGUE introduces Frank, a high-school sophomore who's just witnessed his first episode of humiliation at the local multiplex....
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Short Play
One Act
4 men (4 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. In ROCKS, an aging minor-league baseball player has his superstitions and his hopes ridiculed by the team's hot young prospect....
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Short Play
One Act
2 men (2 total)
POOR FELLAS consists of six short tragicomedies. TOUGH GUYS presents two men facing their failure to achieve the lives about which they've always dreamed....
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