The Two-Day Moth


Running Time: Approximately 45 minutes

Style: Seriocomedy 

Setting: In the outside and inside of the BMOG Art Museum, the outside and inside of a building with a facade of a house, and a living room. The setting is representational.

KT, a robust male in his 40s, plays: a prison guard & nterrogator; a museum patron; and a potential & an actual BMOG museum member.
SAMSA , an attractive woman in her 30s, plays: a ticket seller & docent; older half sister to Carmel; a potential & an actual BMOG museum member; and an art trespasser.
RITCHIE, a slight man in his 30s, plays: a museum guard, Carmel’s boyfriend, and a BMOG museum member.

CARMEL a pretty woman in her20s, plays: a prisoner, an artist, and a piece of art.

Plot Summary: The play explores the humanity of the visual artist, Carmel, who is both conflicted and soothed by the effects of museum critics and family as she completes a painting.


Production: One Night Stand Theater, staged reading, Denver, CO, 2010


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