The Wooden Heart

FULL LENGTH: Mitch wants to be a carpenter. Heather wants to be a woodcarver. The wolf wants to be an intellectual. Ruby wants to escape the wolf. The woodcutter wants to escape the narrator. A fable-inspired play about love and wood and finding your purpose.
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The Wooden Heart

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  • Ignition Arts:
    29 May. 2018
    INTO THE WOODS meets DILBERT narrated by a wounded ex. Intelligent, meta, and at turns magical, this is a modern-day adult fairy tale for all of us struggling to find our purpose well after we were supposed to be adulting.

Character Information

  • The Wolf/Wooden Man/ Prin
    Adult Male,
    Any
    ,
    Male Identifying
  • Ruby
    20s or younger,
    Any
    ,
    Female-identifying
  • Nazario
    old as the woods, like much older than a person should be,
    Any
    ,
    Male Identifying
    may have an Italian accent
  • Narrator
    25 to 45,
    Any
    ,
    Female-identifying
  • Mitch
    25 to 45,
    Any
    ,
    Male Identifying
  • Janice
    25 to 45,
    Any
    ,
    Female-identifying
  • Heather
    25 to 45,
    Any
    ,
    Female-identifying
  • Harris
    30s to 50s,
    Any
    ,
    Male Identifying
  • Brenda
    30s to 50s,
    Any
    ,
    Female-identifying

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    The Juilliard School
    ,
    2018
  • Reading
    ,
    Flux Theatre Ensemble Retreat
    ,
    2017