CIRQUE DU DISMAY: A Fairly Short Play

A mime, a clown, and a person who hasn't figured out their "thing" yet are faced with a big decision when the city bans street performance.
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CIRQUE DU DISMAY: A Fairly Short Play

Character Information

  • Yvette
    Adult ,
    Any race
    ,
    Female-identifying
    A mime.
  • Gimbo
    Adult,
    Any race
    ,
    Any gender
    A Clown.
  • Ronald
    Teenager or young adult,
    Any race
    ,
    Any gender
    A person who hasn't figured out what their skill is yet.

    **Character was initially written for a male actor, but can be played as any gender. Adjust pronouns as needed**
  • Master of Ceremonies
    Adult,
    Any race
    ,
    Any gender
    Ringleader who delivers important stage directions. This character is optional.

Development History

  • Commission
    ,
    WAM Theatre
    ,
    2016

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Berkshire Playwrights Lab
    ,
    2017
  • Professional
    ,
    WAM Theatre 24 Hour Theatre Project
    ,
    2016

Awards

Finalist
,
Radius New Play Festival
,
Berkshire Playwrights Lab
,
2017