Murmurs and Incantations

Author: Dahn Hiuni

Murmurs and Incantations

Description: In search of peace of mind and artistic truth, a gay New York performance artist confronts the ghost of his grandfather, a rabbi killed by the Nazis.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2016
Date Added: 10/2/2016
1 Act, 95 Minutes
1 Female, 3 Males

NOTE: Murmurs and Incantations 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 Rochelle at

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Characters are Mostly Seniors · Comedy · Drama · Families · Gay and Lesbian · HIV/AIDS · Jewish · Meta · Mostly Male Characters · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Small Cast Size · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2016

Original Production Information

Murmurs and Incantations was presented at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival with the following cast and crew:

Zbigniew/Michael/Roach: Joey Gambetta
Eva/Helen: Isabella Knight
Ben: Peter Levine
Lane/Dovid: Peter B. Schmitz

Director: Lewis Magruder

Original music: Yuval Ron
Lighting Design: Elizabeth Schweitzer
Scenic, costume, projection design: Peter Hassler
Stage Manager: Alex James

Winner: FringeNYC 2016 Overall Excellence Award for Playwriting