Monte D. Monteleagre

Monte D. Monteleagre

When Monte D. Monteleagre was young, he wanted to be an astronaut. Then he found theatre, writing, and music. He has been on a trip to the moon ever since.

Monte graduated with a BFA in Theatre Studies from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2018. His work has been published by Drama Notebook, Z Publishing, and The Flintlock. His plays have been on stage with of the Act One: One Act festival where...
When Monte D. Monteleagre was young, he wanted to be an astronaut. Then he found theatre, writing, and music. He has been on a trip to the moon ever since.

Monte graduated with a BFA in Theatre Studies from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2018. His work has been published by Drama Notebook, Z Publishing, and The Flintlock. His plays have been on stage with of the Act One: One Act festival where it reached finals, the HERE WE GO winter festival, and the inaugural play reading for the 5th Avenue Theatre.

Plays

  • A Modern Robin Hood or Some Shit Like That
    Two actors and their friend put on a show for the express purpose of making as much money off the rich theater goers as they can. All they need is ten minutes, the billing address on some credit cards, a place no one can use their phones, and their trusty friend Jacob.
  • And Everything Was Perfect
    Five identical men sit at five identical desks, silently scrutinizing the others while bemoaning their own choice to turn their back on the Moon.
  • Diner Booth Fracture
    A middle-age man and a young girl are together at a diner booth. A short scene between them changes, mutates, and fractures revealing a dark destiny waiting for them.

    Diner Booth Fracture takes place in 30 short scenes.
  • Flicker
    EARLY DRAFT

    A Mother and her high school age Daughter live together in their small apartment after the electricity goes out. The two of them have to figure out how to make ends meet while reconciling the differences between them as winter draws closer.
  • H+
    John is a politician with a disease who needs help fast. He's sent to Ally, a cybernetic surgeon working in secret. Something like a friendship forms between them while John pursues his political ambition and Ally continues her cybernetic research.
  • Highly Entropic Beings
    Highly Entropic Beings is a collaboration between me, two of my good friends, and random chance under the name Professor Dank. It is written to be impossible to produce. It requires you to break the law. There are technically musical numbers.
  • How Not to Fall for a Scam: A Children's Play
    THIS IS NOT A CHILDREN'S SHOW.

    The Puppeteer and his two sock puppet friends, Calvin and Sir Flops-A-Lot, have teamed up to put on a family friendly play to educated children on the dangers of falling for a check scam. Except Sir Flops-A-Lot doesn't know his lines. And the puppets aren't getting paid. And the puppeteer might have turned their box shelter into this stage. Whatever...
    THIS IS NOT A CHILDREN'S SHOW.

    The Puppeteer and his two sock puppet friends, Calvin and Sir Flops-A-Lot, have teamed up to put on a family friendly play to educated children on the dangers of falling for a check scam. Except Sir Flops-A-Lot doesn't know his lines. And the puppets aren't getting paid. And the puppeteer might have turned their box shelter into this stage. Whatever happens, this is not going to be a show appropriate for children.

    How Not to Fall for a Scam is a one-person play-that-goes-wrong. It uses the backdrop of children's theatre and undercuts it with two horny puppets, only one of whom actually wants to be there.
  • Meat.
    What's the worst job you've ever had? For Author Monte D. Monteleagre (23, M, real person), it was the summer he spent slaving away in a grocery store in Portland, cutting meat and writing this play where Monte (20, GN, character) and his main man Mr. Bone Can (ageless, GN, talking trash can) cut meat and try to navigate layers of management, competent and incompetent co-workers, and their place in the world.
  • Midwestern Gothic: A Triptych
    Midwestern Gothic: A Triptych is an exploration of theme, setting, and genre across three short plays set in the middle of the country. The three acts are titled Birth, Life, and Death.

    Birth follows a farmer's wife who is left at home when a confident salesman shows up with a promise.

    Life follows a daughter running away a moment too late.

    Death follows three...
    Midwestern Gothic: A Triptych is an exploration of theme, setting, and genre across three short plays set in the middle of the country. The three acts are titled Birth, Life, and Death.

    Birth follows a farmer's wife who is left at home when a confident salesman shows up with a promise.

    Life follows a daughter running away a moment too late.

    Death follows three young girls playing out their families secret drama while planning their own escapes.
  • Minty T. Mintyleagre's Tales of Woah
    Minty T. Mintyleagre, who is not a stand-in for the author, takes the lead in three adventures facing off against ancient and powerful forces beyond his control like sandcastles, taxes, and things that call themselves Gods. Joined by friends and family who are not stand ins for real people, Minty solves all the problems on his own intentionally and without any help what-so-ever.

    Minty T....
    Minty T. Mintyleagre, who is not a stand-in for the author, takes the lead in three adventures facing off against ancient and powerful forces beyond his control like sandcastles, taxes, and things that call themselves Gods. Joined by friends and family who are not stand ins for real people, Minty solves all the problems on his own intentionally and without any help what-so-ever.

    Minty T. Mintyleagre's Tales of Woah is a collection of three one-acts staring Minty.
  • programming
    Trevor and Candice have done the impossible: They've created an artificial super intelligence housed in a humanoid chassis, and they've named them Auto. Slowly and surely, they're trying to teach it the right things, up until Auto finds some unsavory websites in Trevor's search history.
  • Scoundrel
    Three down-on-their-luck scoundrels gather around a comfortable chair to tell the stories of when they threw themselves over the cliff.
  • The Porno Basement
    Max, who was in the right place his whole life, gets stuck in the wrong place at the wrong time when he's dragged to the Porno Basement by the dynamic duo of freelance torturers Bill and Suz. They're not alone down there, this place is occupied by the Guardians, a collective of seven queer pornstars that want to help guide Max to his untimely end. All plans are put on hold when the cops get involved...
    Max, who was in the right place his whole life, gets stuck in the wrong place at the wrong time when he's dragged to the Porno Basement by the dynamic duo of freelance torturers Bill and Suz. They're not alone down there, this place is occupied by the Guardians, a collective of seven queer pornstars that want to help guide Max to his untimely end. All plans are put on hold when the cops get involved in a missing person case and decide to have a little fun of their own.
  • When the River Thaws
    A long time ago, the Person made a promise. That's what brought them to this cabin. Now they're trapped here for the winter, alone aside from the ghosts of their recent past and their inner demons. How much longer until the river thaws?