Break Down

Oh the Humanity is in two acts and lasts approximately two hours. 

Cast Requirements


PRINCIPALS
4 Women
3 Men

FEATURED
1 Woman
2 Men

ENSEMBLE
A Cappatients, party guests, mental patients


CHARACTERS

Meg: One of the goddesses of vengeance. She is intense, uptight, short-tempered, and easily overwhelmed.

Alecto: One of the goddesses of vengeance. Impulsive, fiery, and sharp/quick-witted. She has trouble controlling her emotions.

Tisiphone: One of the goddesses of vengeance. Self-righteous, serious, and prideful.

Clark: Zeus's son. Sexist, blunt, and offensive, he's the asshole that you can't decide whether to hate or love.

Marshall: Clark's best friend. A closeted gay man, Marshall is friendly, fun, and manipulative.

Liam: A mental patient who is afraid of fire. He is sweet and gentle, but lacks strength and confidence.

Sophie: A mental patient who does not speak, but plays the piano. She is kind, but shy and afraid of getting close to anyone.

Doug: An orderly who harasses and torments the patients for his own sick entertainment.

Zeus: Arrogant king of the gods.

Sadie: A closed-minded yet well-meaning psychologist.

A Cappatients: Mental patients that sing a cappella and back-up.

 

Set Requirements


 
SPECIFIC LOCATIONS
The Day Room
The Lobby
The Party
Upstairs Room at the party
Small, unfurnished room


Minimum Production Requirements

MINIMUM CAST REQUIREMENTS
9 WOMEN
Meg 
Alecto
Tisiphone
Sophie
Sadie
Jenny/A Cappatient
3 more A Cappatients/Mental Patients

7 MEN
Clark
Marshall
Liam
Zeus/Doug
3 A Cappatients/Mental Patients

*  MINIMUM SET REQUIREMENTS
The Day Room
The Lobby/Party
Small, Unfurnished Room/Upstairs Room at Party

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