Author: Maggie Cino


Description: It’s Burning Man Decompression night and eight bored hipsters invent a lottery.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2012
Date Added: 11/22/2012
Content Advisory: sexual situations, drug use, strong language
2 Acts, 100 Minutes
4 Females, 5 Males

NOTE: Decompression 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: Coming of Age · Gay and Lesbian · Large Cast Size · Naturalism/Realism · Satire/Parody

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2012

Original Production Information

Decompression was presented at the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival at The Kraine Theater with the following cast and credits:

Amanda: Hannah Vaughn
Justin: Michael Criscuolo
Katie:  Elizabeth Nagle
Mark:  Derrick Peterson
Art:   Adam Lebowitz-Lockard
Shlomi: David J. Goldberg
Elena:  Victoria Anne Miller
Miss Asphalt-Popcorn: Phoebe Silva
Xavier: Rafael Benoit

Director:  Patrice Miller
Assistant Director: Corinne Woods
Stage Manager:  Nikki Castle
Costume Design: Candace Lawrence
Set Design: Jessica Emerson
Sound Design: Chris Chappell
Lighting Design:  Amanda Woodward
Marketing and Graphic Design:  Michael Gardner
Promotional and other video:  Daniel McKleinfeld
Production Photography: Hunter Canning