Linguish

Author: Edward Einhorn

Linguish

Description: Four relative strangers are quarantined with a new disease that causes aphasia, the neurological disorder that takes away one's ability to use language, and are forced to find new ways to communicate.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 1997
Date Added: 12/18/2011
Content Advisory: Cursing (Tourrette-like)
1 Act, 65 Minutes
2 Females, 3 Males

NOTE: Linguish 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 utc61@hotmail.com.

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Keywords: Comedy · Sickness and Mental Illness · Single Set · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 1997-1999 · Untitled Theater Company #61

Original Production Information

Linguish was presented by Untitled Theater Company #61 as part of the NEUROfest at Theater 5, New York City, in January 2006, with the following cast and credits:

John: Peter Bean
Beth: Josephine Cashman
Sandy: Uma Incrocci
Michael: Ken Simon
Man: Maxwell Zener

Director: Edward Einhorn
Original Music: William Niederkorn
Set/Lighting Design: Alex Senchak
Costume Designer: Carla Gant
Stage Manager: Courtney Sweeting
Assistant Stage Manager: Jodi Lynn Katz

Previously it was presented as part of the 1997 New York International Fringe Festival, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, with the following cast and credits:

Man: Peter Brown
Sandy: Jennifer Chudy
John: Dominic Cuskern
Michael: Christopher Gabriel
Beth: Erin Kelley

Director: Alexander Harrington
Producer: David A Einhorn
Stage Manager: Molly Hunt