Elephant's Graveyard (One-Act Version)

Elephant's Graveyard (One-Act Version)

by: George Brant

by: George Brant

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Elephant's Graveyard (One-Act Version)

Elephant's Graveyard (One-Act Version)

by: George Brant

by: George Brant

Overview

Elephant's Graveyard is the true tale of the tragic collision of a struggling circus and a tiny town in Tennessee, which resulted in the only known lynching of an elephant. Set in September of 1916, the play combines historical fact and legend, exploring the deep-seated American craving for spectacle, violence, and revenge. This abridged version, which runs about 40 minutes in length, is perfect for high schools looking to perform the play at theatre competitions, or for producers looking for a shorter version of the original script. Adapted by the author, it maintains the haunting drama of the award-winning full-length play.

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George Brant

George Brant’s plays include Grounded, Marie and Rosetta, Into the Breeches!, The Prince of Providence, Elephant’s Graveyard, Tender Age, The Mourners’ Bench, Any Other Name, Salvage and Grizzly Mama. An Affiliate Writer at the Playwrights’ Center, his scripts have been produced in ...

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