A Modest Suggestion

Author: Ken Kaissar

A Modest Suggestion

Description: A black comedy that dares to ask why racism exists, how does racism turn into violence, and do Jews eat bacon?
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2012
Date Added: 6/11/2012
Content Advisory: Mature content, strong language. A Modest Suggestion is a black comedy for consenting adults
1 Act, 75 Minutes
0 Females, 6 Males

NOTE: A Modest Suggestion is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to kenkaissar@yahoo.com.

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Keywords: Brechtian · Civil Rights · Comedy · Mostly Male Characters · Politics · Religion and Spirituality · Satire/Parody · Social Issues

Original Production Information

A Modest Suggestion was first presented by the Apple Core Theater Company at the Theatre Row Studio Theatre, New York City, with the following cast and credits:

A: Jeff Auer
B: Jonathan Marballi
C: Russell Jordan
D: Bob Greenberg
Jew: Ethan Hova
Hasidic Jew: Robert W. Smith

Director: Walter J. Hoffman
Scenic Design: Jared Rutherford
Costume Design: David L. Zwiers
Lighting Design: Jordan Acosta