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Museum

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  9w, 9m

"Moving and beautiful ... a passionate and thoroughly personal play about the whole world." - Village Voice

"The gallery becomes a parable of humanity ... [in this] comedy of absurdities with a serious message." - The New York Times

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    9w, 9m

Details

Summary
Museum takes place on the final day of a group show of three fictional contemporary American artists being exhibited in a major museum of modern art. In the course of the day some forty people walk through the show: art lovers, skeptics, foreigners, students, lost souls, fellow artists, and of course, museum guards. The play is about the movement and yearning of these people.
  • Time Period Present Day

Media

"Moving and beautiful ... a passionate and thoroughly personal play about the whole world." - Village Voice

"The gallery becomes a parable of humanity ... [in this] comedy of absurdities with a serious message." - The New York Times

"Excellent "slice of life' comedy ... exceptionally good comment on the human condition." - Variety

Licensing & Materials

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Authors

Tina Howe

Tina Howe (1937-2023) was a prolific and influential American playwright. Her most produced plays include Birth and After Birth, Museum, The Art of Dining, Painting Churches, Coastal Disturbances, Approaching Zanzibar and Pride’s Crossing. These and other works premiered at t ...

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