Author: Margie Stokley


Description: A family copes with loss and grief in this quirky and touching non-linear comedy.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2004
Date Added: 3/8/2014
Content Advisory: Ellen removes her shirt to reveal her bra in one scene. Strong language: Fuck is used often by the teenage character Michelle
1 Act, 80 Minutes
3 Females, 2 Males

NOTE: All rights reserved. All inquiries concerning production or publication should be directed to the author at Margie Stokley at Ryan Scott Productions, 433 Court Street, 2nd flr, Brooklyn, NY 11231, stokleym@aol.com

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Death and the Afterlife · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Families · Romance · Single Set · Tearjerker

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2005 · Most Popular Plays of 2016

Original Production Information

Elephant was written to be put in the creative hands of Andhow! and their collective genius brought this play to life at the Ontological Theater in New York City, opening on August 23, 2004 with the following cast and crew:

Michelle/ Tollbooth gal: Jessica Dickey
Ellen/ Daisy: Amy Brienes
Jay: Arthur Aulisi
Henry: Stan Lachow
Kathleen/ Barbara: Maria Cellario

Director: Jessica Davis-Irons
Sound design: Jill BC Duboff
Scenic design: Neal Wilkinson
Lighting design: Josh Briggs
Costume design: Anastasia Williams
Properties: Sarah Kranin
Assitant director: Hannah Lilly
Stage manager: Jim Maceachron
Asst. stage manger: Kate Farrington
Production assitant: Sophia Haas
Sound board operator: Daniel Burson
Technical director: Mark Constable
Master carpentar: Anthony Cerratto