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Drum Taps (Large Cast Version)

adapted by Lindsay Price from Walt Whitman

A theatrical adaptation of a selection of Walt Whitman's civil war poems. See the words, the war, the blood come to life.

 About 35 minutes

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


 20
6 M | 14 W


Simple Set

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In addition to traditional live stage performance rights, Drum Taps (Large Cast Version) can also be performed under the following scenarios.

Virtual Performance

A Virtual Performance is a performance on an online web conferencing platform such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, or Google Meets where performers are geographically isolated from one another and not together on a stage.

No audience is physically present with the performers. The audience is logged in to the same web conferencing platform as the performers.

Each time the play is performed for a virtual audience of any size (whether or not admission is charged) constitutes one performance.

Livestream Performance

Productions of Drum Taps (Large Cast Version) may be Livestreamed.

All Livestream Performances must be conducted through our Authorized Streaming Partner, BookTix. Please contact BookTix at info@booktix.com for more information about Livestreaming.

A Livestream Performance is a traditional performance that is livestreamed to the Internet as the actors are performing. Instead of watching the show live in the theatre, the audience watches virtually from their home or other location.

All Livestream Performances must be conducted through our Authorized Streaming Partner, BookTix. Please contact BookTix at info@booktix.com for more information about Livestreaming.

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Each time the show is Livestreamed (whether performed live or pre-recorded) constitutes one performance.

One license, three ways to use it

Each royalty you purchase can be used as a Traditional Live Stage Performance, Virtual Performance, or Livestream Performance. How you choose to use your performance license is up to you! Performances need not all be of the same type so long as the total number of performances given does not exceed the total number of performances ordered.

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This play is part of Drum Taps, a collection of 2 plays

Characters

 20
6 Men, 14 Women

The Poet [W]
5 lines lines
The Child [W]
10 lines lines
The One-Year Wife [W]
12 lines lines
The Lunatic [W]
18 lines lines
The School Teacher [W]
20 lines lines
The Factory Girl [W]
13 lines lines
The Beautiful Sister [W]
14 lines lines
The Widow [W]
20 lines lines
The Gypsy [W]
13 lines lines
The Seamstress [W]
10 lines lines
The Night Watch-man’s Daughter [W]
14 lines lines
The Immigrant [W]
15 lines lines
The Pioneer [W]
14 lines lines
The Actress [W]
16 lines lines
The Soldier [M]
18 lines lines
The Farmer [M]
18 lines lines
The Clerk [M]
18 lines lines
The Tramp [M]
18 lines lines
The Grave Digger [M]
11 lines lines
The Lawyer [M]
14 lines lines

Extra Characters


The Sailor, The Carpenter, The Blacksmith, The Deacon, The Fare-Collector, The Printer, The Prisoner, The Gentleman, The Artist, The Innkeeper, The Slave, The Father, The Camerado, The Mother, The Spinning Girl, The Nurse, The Maid, The Bride, The Young Sister, The Spinster, The Lady, The Governess, Mother of All, The Prostitute, The Matron, The Peddler


Prop List

Satchels or knapsacks for each character, several pieces of paper, notebook, bugle, drum, (instruments optional), bandages, lantern


Multimedia


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 About 35 minutes

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


 20
6 M | 14 W


Simple Set

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