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Lord of the Pies

by Clint Snyder

A pie shop erupts into panic after Franny, a brash cat-lady, announces the arrival of the apocalypse. A Lord of the Flies parody.

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 About 30 minutes

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


 19
2 M | 10 W | 7 Any Gender


Simple Set


 20 pages

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A parody of Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

A pie shop erupts into panic after Franny, a brash cat-lady, announces the arrival of the apocalypse. Franny starts to reconstruct society (called Frannyland) in the tiny pie shop and takes out anyone who stands in her way with baby food and scotch tape.

Is the apocalypse real? Will the bathroom serve as an adequate prison? Why is there a muffin tin in a pie shop? Lord of the Pies answers these questions and more.


Characters

 19
2 Men, 10 Women, 7 Any Gender

Franny [W]
98 lines
Leader of the new country, founded in light of the apocalypse. May her rule be long. Four Monologues.
Cashier [M]
26 lines
Skeptical of Franny’s newly founded kingdom. The first to feel her wrath.
Dolores [W]
17 lines
Calm and level-headed. Two trains that will be quite useful in the apocalypse.
Isabel [W]
13 lines
More impressionable than Dolores. She will go far in Franny’s new regime.
Amanda [W]
16 lines
Another skeptical shopgoer to get pulled into Franny’s craziness.
Janice [W]
10 lines
The first to crack in Franny’s mad new world.
Manager [M]
24 lines
Has no time for Franny’s zany new kingdom.
Five women: [W]
1, 5, 11, 2, 7 lines
Jill, Eileen, Haley, Selma, Veronica
Five pie makers [A]
4,3,7,5,7 lines
Two random customers [A]


Prop List

roll of tape, jar of green pea baby food, spoon, muffin pan, pie, purse, perfume, cans of filling


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Lord of the Pies
by Clint Snyder

 About 30 minutes

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


 19
2 M | 10 W | 7 Any Gender


Simple Set


 20 pages

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