Camel Dung and Cloves

Recommended for High Schools

Camel Dung and Cloves

by Dara Murphy

Sara enjoys tea parties. But camel dung and cloves are two things that should never end up on the table. The twists never stop coming in this play.

 About 20 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks

4 W

Simple Set

 15 pages

Black Comedy Character Study
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Sara enjoys the ritual of making and drinking tea. Maybe she enjoys it a little too much.

Sara pays Empy to join her at a tea party. Empy is eager to make a quick buck. But what are Sara's motives? What about the bones in the black box? And what exactly is in the tea?

Rich and eccentric roles for girls. The twists never stop coming.

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