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Q and Y: A Brief Comedy About Death

Author: Theresa Buchheister

Q and Y: A Brief Comedy About Death

Description: They win and lose, fall in and out of love, make multiple mistakes and, in the end, they die - it is a rip-roaring comedy.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2005
Date Added: 11/26/2011
Content Advisory: Onstage "masturbation", a couple of swear words
1 Act, 60 Minutes
1 Female, 2 Males

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Keywords: Comedy · Meta · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Small Cast Size · Surrealism/Absurdism

Original Production Information

Q and Y: A Brief Comedy About Death was presented at the Arthur Seelen Theatre in December 2005 and at St. Mark's Church in May 2006.

Original Cast:
Q: Matthew Simon
Y: Brian Kelly
S: Averyn Mackey

Second Cast:
Q: Matthew Simon
Y: Ben Horner
S: Averyn Mackey

Script, direction, set, costumes: Theresa Buchheister
Lights, stage management, photos: Jennifer Luck
Sound: J. Brandon Robertson

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