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Rapid City, SD 57709
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Trifling with Trifles

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Trifling with Trifles
One-Acts 20

By: R. Eugene Jackson
Cast: 3 M, 3 F
Performance Time: Approximately 30 mins, 31 pgs.

Trifling with Trifles

SPOOF/FARCE. Audiences will love this over-the-top spoof of Susan Glaspell’s play Trifles. The Sheriff and District Attorney arrive at the Wright homestead after a neighbor finds John Hale dead with a noose around his neck. Calmly rocking in her chair, Minnie Hale, confesses to the murder of her husband. But why did Minnie do it? It isn’t until a couple of womenfolk inspect Minnie’s kitchen that they find clues including an “apron,” a jar marked “poison,” an ugly quilt, a crushed birdcage, and a dead canary.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $6.95 each
Royalty: $60.00/performance
Prompt Book: $13.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $60.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $166.00  (9 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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R. Eugene Jackson
During his career of teaching drama on the university level, R. Eugene Jackson has written more than 100 plays and musicals (books and lyrics), and has close to 80 publications. Jackson lives and writes in Mobile, AL, and spends part of his time in New Orleans.