Break Down

Musing is a short play that runs for approximately 20 minutes. 

Cast Requirements

PRINCIPALS
1 man

FEATURED
10 women

ENSEMBLE
Jack



CHARACTERS
Garrett Garvey: A young, frustrated writer struggling to write a short story.
Clio:
  The bookish, nerdy muse of history.
Melpomene:  The optimistic, cheerful muse of tragedy.
Thalia:  The pessimistic, gloomy muse of comedy.
Terpsichore:  The forceful yet graceful muse of dance.
Ourania:  The muse of astronomy, in desperate need of some attention.
Euterpe:  The artsy muse of lyric poetry. 
Calliope:  The over-the-top muse of epic poetry. 
Polymnia:  The strict and matronly muse of sacred poetry and hymns. 
Erato:  The loud, blunt muse of love poetry.
Hannah:  Garrett's sweet ex-girlfriend. 
Jack: Offstage only, can be pre-recorded. Garrett's no-nonsense writing agent.

 

Set Requirements

SPECIFIC LOCATIONS
Garrett's apartment

 

Minimum Production Requirements

MINIMUM CAST REQUIREMENTS
5 WOMEN
Clio/Hannah
Melpomene/Euterpe
Thalia/Erato
Terpsichore/Calliope
Ourania/Polymnia 

1 MAN
Garrett (pre-record Jack)



MINIMUM SET REQUIREMENTS
Garrett's apartment 

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